PharmacopŒia Bartleiana: Or, Bartlett’s Gentleman Farrier’s Repository, Of Excellent And Approved Remedies For The Diseases Of Horses;.

BARTLETT, JOHN..

Bound in original calf; spine in compartments with raised bands with contrasting maroon morocco title label. Extremities worn, including loss of leather near spine of rear board. A few traces of foxing and top margins of p.181-358 wormed; otherwise a very good copy. 1876 signature on a4.

£150.00

Publisher

Printed for T. Pote.,

Place

Eton

Date

1773

Synopsis

In two books. containing, i. the surgical; ii. the medical part of practical farriery. also, directions for the proper treatment of post chaise and other horses after violent exercise. with suitable remarks on the whole. to which are now added, mr. clover's elegant and useful machine for securing the broken legs of horses without stinging. also mr. goodall's pneumatic engine, for fumigating horses with broken wind, or bad coughs; the third edition.

Item Description

8vo. 4.5 x 6.5 inches. xii + 400 pp. p.200-201 and 206-207 repeated in numbering but register is correct. Part Ii has separate half title.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 2 plates. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initial.

Notes

A manual of practical farriery, or the veterinary care of horses, including the treatment of diseases, medicines and remedies. Earlier editions of this work by John Bartlett (1716?-1772) appeared, from 1764, under the title of Pharmacopœia Hippiatrica.

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