Item #283521 THE POCKET FARRIER. OR GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES UNDER VARIOUS DISEASES. WITH AN EXPLANATION OF THE SYMPTOMS ATTENDING THE DIFFERENT DISORDERS, AND THE SHORTEST, PLAINEST, AND MOST HUMANE METHODS OF CURING THEM. DIRECTIONS FOR THE JUDGING OF THE HORSE’S AGE, AND USEFUL OBSERVATIONS ON THE BREEDING, RAISING, AND TRAINING OF COLTS. James Ware.
THE POCKET FARRIER. OR GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES UNDER VARIOUS DISEASES. WITH AN EXPLANATION OF THE SYMPTOMS ATTENDING THE DIFFERENT DISORDERS, AND THE SHORTEST, PLAINEST, AND MOST HUMANE METHODS OF CURING THEM. DIRECTIONS FOR THE JUDGING OF THE HORSE’S AGE, AND USEFUL OBSERVATIONS ON THE BREEDING, RAISING, AND TRAINING OF COLTS.
THE POCKET FARRIER. OR GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES UNDER VARIOUS DISEASES. WITH AN EXPLANATION OF THE SYMPTOMS ATTENDING THE DIFFERENT DISORDERS, AND THE SHORTEST, PLAINEST, AND MOST HUMANE METHODS OF CURING THEM. DIRECTIONS FOR THE JUDGING OF THE HORSE’S AGE, AND USEFUL OBSERVATIONS ON THE BREEDING, RAISING, AND TRAINING OF COLTS.

THE POCKET FARRIER. OR GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES UNDER VARIOUS DISEASES. WITH AN EXPLANATION OF THE SYMPTOMS ATTENDING THE DIFFERENT DISORDERS, AND THE SHORTEST, PLAINEST, AND MOST HUMANE METHODS OF CURING THEM. DIRECTIONS FOR THE JUDGING OF THE HORSE’S AGE, AND USEFUL OBSERVATIONS ON THE BREEDING, RAISING, AND TRAINING OF COLTS.

Richmond, VA: T. W. White, Printer, 1828.

Full Leather. First Edition. First Edition. Contemporary with Richard Mason’s popular New Gentleman’s Farrier, with references to it made by Ware. With practical directions for purchasing, breeding, riding gracefully, surgically operating, and diagnosing and curing various maladies: from the insidious “Hungry Evil” to the cyclical “Moon Eyes”. Frontispiece of a horse’s skeleton. 192 pages: vi, [3], xiv-xvi, [1], 18-192, [1]. Mild foxing throughout. Three old cuts to the leather on the rear board. Mild staining to the fore edge of the textblock. Bound in contemporary mottled calf with a discreet repair to the top of the front joint. Black morocco label and gilt rules. An attractive copy of a rare work, with fewer than 20 copies found on OCLC. (Shoemaker 37083. ).

Very Good binding.
Item #283521

Price: $1,500.00

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