Historic Books on Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry

Dingley, Pauline. Historic Books on Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry: The Comben Collection in the Science Museum Library. London: HMSO 1992. 183p, ca. 80 ills. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. (faded). Two small stains on front endpaper; else internally as new. ** Catalogue of over 900 printed books and pamphlets on farriery, animal husbandry, and veterinary science, from 1514 on, with notes on textual and bibliographical features. Includes all domestic animals, with a focus on horses and cattle. Chiefly British works. The collection was assembled by the late veterinarian and antiquarian bookseller Norman Comben. (Published at $85.00). Item #6397

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