Título: The STUD FARM or Hints on Breeding for the ...
Editorial: George Routledge & Sons, London
Año de publicación: 1873
Condición del libro: Fair
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket
Edición: Third Edition
Acceptable/'GOOD' ONLY. A Sound copy in Contemporary quarter maroon calf with gilt titling, (edges lightly rubbed) with green cloth covered boards ( somewhat rubbed, bumped, marked and scuffed - otherwise Good). Internally the book needs new endpapers as the front lacks all before the Title page and the rear lacks the rear free endpaper which has been torn away. Some grubby marks throughout with some 'side-lining' markings to the text here and there. The top corner blank margin on the 'Contents' page has also been torn off. (xii) + (1 'Stud Farm' Plan ) + 244pp. Possibly lacks a Frontispiece? (the original 1851 edition had one) but as this is a Thoroughly REVISED Edition 1873 it may never have had one? - as with many antique books there is no 'plate' list in this book ) - but the full page Litho of the 'Plan for the buildings of a Stud Farm' is present after the Contents page. Contents Include: Motives for Breeding, Selection of Mares - Barren and Other Mares - Stallions - Treatment of Mares in Foal and With Foal - Foals After Weaning - Yearlings, Two Years Old and Others - Breaking - Physic - Shoeing - Cultivation and Management of Land - Food, It's Properties and Effects, etc, etc. An Interesting and Original copy. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 113275
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