Title The Horse and his Diseases
Book Condition Fair
Edition 2nd Edition
Size 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾
Publisher Philadelphia John E. Potter 1861
Seller ID 000216
Philadelphia: John E. Potter, 1861. First published in 1860. Pictorial paper hardcover with brown leather spine. Measures 5-1/4" x 7-1/2" tall. 384 pp. with 16 pages of advertisements in the back. Book contains a 6-page contents listing, and a 3-page list of illustrations, numbering around 100 illustrations total. Full title: The Horse and His Diseases: Embracing His History and Varieties, Breeding and Management and Vices; with the Diseases to which He is Subject, and the Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure. A nice treatise on the horse, with numerous illustrations throughout. Overall, fair condition, with flaws noted: Outer leather spines cracked from age - interior binding sound and tight. Corners heavily bumped and rubbed; head and tail of spine rubbed and chipped. Previous owner's signature in pencil dating from 1887 on endpaper. Later previous owner's removed spine label shows white mark (see spine). Interior pages show heavy foxing throughout, else interior contents clean and very tight. Not ex-library.