We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

The Horse's Mouth, Showing the Age by the Teeth
Mayhew, Edward

Mayhew, Edward. The Horse's Mouth, Showing the Age by the Teeth. London: Fores, n.d. (ca. 1860). 4th ed. (1st pub. 1840s). 194p, 32 color pls.; 8p of publisher's ads. Slight flaws, but overall a very good hardcover (original green cloth, gilt stamped). Laid in: 1877 newspaper clipping on "horse dentistry." ** An early and scarce work on equine dentistry, good as a gift for your favorite veterinarian! "Containing a full description of the periods when the teeth are cut, the appearances they present, the tricks to which they are exposed, the eccentricities to which they are liable, and the diseases to which they are subject...Embellished with numerous coloured engravings from drawings made expressly for the work, and taken from authenticated mouths; with thirty-two wood-cuts, illustrative of the letter-press." (Item ID: 15783)


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