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4009. Chamberlin, Harry D.: Training Hunters Jumpers and Hacks.

New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. This is Number 749 of a limited edition of 1250 copies printed at the Derrydale Press. xxi + 329 pp. 24 x 15.5 cm. 65 illustrations. New professionally-made spine and endpapers. Front board a bit worn. No dw. Small stain on page 235. The author was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the U.S. Army. 55.00


12274. Dixon, H.H. The Druid: Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (South).

London: Vinton & Co, 1912. The Druid Sporting Library. Red Leather edition. xvi+330 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Four tissue-guarded engravings. Owner's stamp on ffep's. some rubbing to spine extemities with light fading to spine, otherwise very good. 20.00


10754. Fleming, G.: The Practical Horse Keeper.

London: L. Upcott Gill n.d. c.1900 First Edition. viii+264+16 pp. green boards with a very nice decorative front board, in very good condition. "A guide to those who have to do with horses, either as owners, purchasers, breeders, trainers, managers, or attendants, and whose experience has not been so extensive as those on whose knowledge it is based." 20.00


10753. Fleming, G. and Gray, H: The Practical Horsekeeper.

London: The Bazaar, Exchange & Mart Office 1923. Second and revised Edition by Henry Gray. v+226 pp. illustrated, textured tan boards, in very good condition. "A guide to those who have to do with horses, either as owners, purchasers, breeders, trainers, managers, or attendants, and whose experience has not been so extensive as those on whose knowledge it is based." 12.00


17638. H.M.S.O.: Manual of Horsemanship, Equitation and Animal Transport.

London: H.M.S.O., 1937. x + 262 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. "By Command of the Army Council". 40 plates. Red boards, printed black, no dw. In very good condition. Horses includes camels. 29.50


1234. Hayes, Capt. M. Horace: Veterinary Notes For Horse Owners.

London 7th ed. 5000 copies 1906. 846 pp. with 274 illus. A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery written in Popular Language. First published in1877,regarded as the standard popular work on the subject and indispensable. "This book leaves nothing to be desired on the score of lucidity and comprehensiveness" Veterinary Journal 1901. Owners inscription on ffep. Small edge tear near top of spine otherwise in very good condition. 10.00


4720. Head, Sir Francis B. Head: The Horse and His Rider.

London, John Murray 1860. 226+32pp, frontispiece, purple boards with gilt vignette on front cover, spine relaid, very good. 17.00


8330. Hope, Lieut-Colonel C. E. G: Horses & Ponies Pictorial 1960.

London: Barrie & Rockliff, 1959. 135 + ix pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. Gold Blocked red boards, in price-clipped frayed dw. Hundreds of b&w photographs. Owner's signature on ffep. 10.00


4658. Kimberley, The Earl of, editor and others: Polo.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. n.d. 343pp, with 110 illustrations, Volume XXI of The Lonsdale Library, a little edge wear to covers. 20.00


6791. Lyon, Major W.E: The Pegasus Book.

London: Constable & Company 1931. 25.5 by 20 cms.211 pp. illustrated with 4 coloured plates and pother photographs. .Articles include, Foxhunting in America, A review of the Flat racing and Steeplechasing season, horse shows in the United States, the 1930 Polo season reviewed, the Lippizza, and many others. In very good condition but has no dustwrapper. 15.00


10134. Miles, W. J: Modern Practical Farriery: A Complete Guide to all that Relates to the Horse.

London: William Mackenzie no date. c. 1880. Its history, varieties, and uses - breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming - how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc, etc. forming a complete system of the Veterinary Art, as at presenrt practised at the Royal Veterinary College London. With numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature by Benjamin Herring, to which is added an essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep and pigs by J. L. Lupton. 32 by 26 cms. iv+536+vii+96, illustrated with 26 full page black and white plates and 14 chromolithographed plates. Half leather and cloth boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, original label, some gilt decoration, a little faded, spine restored, marbled foreedges and endpapers, joints strengthened at some point in the past. Internally the book is in bright, clean, fresh condition, without foxing, the plates are particularly good. 35.00


17688. Miller, Lynn R.: Training Workhorses Training Teamsters.

Sisters, Oregon: Small Farmer's Journal Inc. 1994. First edition, seventh impression. 352 pp. 28 x 21.5 cm. Extensively illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,200g. 42.00


17689. Miller, Lynn R.: Work Horse Handbook.

Sisters, Oregon: Small Farmer's Journal Inc., 2004. Second edition, first impression. 366 pp. 28 x 21.5 cm. Extensively illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition 20.00


14215. Sherer, John editor: Skeavington's Modern Farriery including the management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle Sheep, Pigs, Poultry etc.

London: John G. Murdoch, c.1880? their treatment in health and disease with practical information on all that relates to farming, gardening, shooting, angling etc. vi+1016 pp. 29.5 x 19 cm. With c.100 steel engravings, half leather and textured cloth boards, five panelled spine with raised bands and gilt decorative elements. A large and heavy book to post. 125.00


16207. Taplin, William: The Sporting Dictionary and Rural Repository of General Information upon every subject appertaining to The Sports of the Field.

London: for Vernor and Hood, and 4 others, 1803. Volume 1 only of two volumes. xii+526 pp. 21.5 x 13.5cm. With three steel engravings, in contemporary calf with a six panelled spine with gilt decoration, and a new burgundy and gilt-lettered spine label. Previous owner's name and date, 1818, on title page, and page 1. The boards and spine have been professionally restored. A tight clean copy, but with some wear to the boards. Overall fair/good. 54.50


2969. The Clydesdale Horse Society: The Clydesdale Stud-Book 1912, Vol 34, Mares 27,480-30,790: Stallions 16,126-16,868

Glasgow: Robert MacLehose & Co Ltd, 1912 xv+1,400pp, 22x14cm, in slightly-worn boards. Two plates. 30.00


2970. The Clydesdale Horse Society: The Clydesdale Stud-Book 1913, Vol 35, Mares 30,791-34,134: Stallions 16,869-17,567

Glasgow: Robert MacLehose & Co Ltd, 1913 xv+1,223pp, 22x14cm, in slightly-worn boards. Two plates. 30.00


14472. The Druid: Scott and Sebright.

London: Rogerson & Tuxford 1862. 18 by 12 cms. vii+426+11+10 pp. illustrated with 16 engravings. Contents include, Turf Worthies, Exmoor to Wit, Turf Cracks, Stag, Drag and Flag, and Horn and Hound. In worn, rubbed red boards, with spine relauid, internally clean and tight. scarcer than some of the other titles. 50.00


8326. Vergnes, Florence: Les Chevaux de la Garde.

Paris: Lavauzelle, 1992. 108 pp. 31 x 23.5 cm. Gold-blocked red boards, in good dw. Profusely illustrated in superb colour photography. Illustrations by Beatrice Le Grand. 8.00


5590. Wentworth, Lady: Horses in the Making.

London: George Allen and Unwin 1951. xviii+155 pp. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. internally in good condition, a little wear to boards and in a worn dustwrapper, chipped and torn with some loss. The book is the outcome of a long and practical experience in breeding, rearing and breaking light horses and ponies. 12.00


8337. White, James: A Compendium of the Veterinary Art.

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 13th edition 1822. Containing plain and concise rules for the treatment of all the disorders and accidents to which the horse is liable, with observations on grooming, feeding, exercise, and the construction of stables, also a brief description of the structure, economy and diseases of the horse's foot with the principles and practice of shoeing. 17.5 by 11.5 cms. xlvi+348 pp. lacks one plate, (19) of 23, half leather,marbled boards quite rubbed, joints tender, spine label present, previous owner's stamped crest, and name, George Rickwood, Vet. Surgeon of Bedford, (but signature reads Rickward); and Vet. Surgeon W. S. Rickward H.M. 8th Royal Infantry Hussars Ipswich. A standard work of the period. 38.00


11018. White, James: A Treatise of Veterinary Medicine Vol II containing the Materia Medica and Pharmacopoeia.

London: Printed for J. Johnson and Co a new edition (3rd) 1811. Vol II only of two volumes. 17.5 by 10.5 cms. vii+266 pp. half leather,marbled boards, six panelled spine with faded gilt decoration, upper spine extremity restored, a little rubbed, previous owner's bookplate, with crest, Robert James Linzee, on front pastedown. A standard work of the period. At this stage this 3rd vol of vol II was matched by the 9th ed. of vol I, according to a publisher's advertisment in this vol. 40.00


3712. Youatt, William: The Horse.

London: Longmans Green and Co. 4th. edition 1881 vi+589 pp. illustrated, with a treatise on Draught. Revised and enlarged by Walker Watson. First published in 1831 this was a standard work on natural history, general management and treatment of the horse in health and disease, throughout the nineteenth century. This ed. extensively rewritten and updated from the 3rd ed. of 1861. Green cloth boards with red slightly faded spine with gilt title as Youatt on the Horse. Some old ink inscriptions on the ffep, internally bright and clean and generally in very good condition. 45.00

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