London: J. Shuckburgh, 1752. Seventh Edition. Full Leather. 12mo, pp. viii, 363 plus Index. Good+. Spine cracked, hinges loose, some tanning on first and last pages due to exposure to leather binding. Interiors Very Good. Item #14562
Scarce copy of this original edition treatise on farriery and hoof care. Full title: ...Wherein is fully explain'd, the nature, structure, and mechanism of that noble and useful creature, a horse, the diseases accidents he is liable to, and methods of cure. Set down in as clear and intelligible a manner as the subject will admit of. The use and abuse of the science discover'd; whereby any gentleman may be able to judge for himself, whether or no he is impos'd upon by ignorant grooms and other pretenders to this Art. Together with many necessary and useful observations and remarks concerning the choice and management of horses. Likewise an account of drugs and mix'd medicines used in Farriery with some remarks upon their genuineness and adulteration; and their several prices, set down alphabetically at the end of the work. A comprehensive compendium of information on horse husbandry and the farrier's art and craft.