Farriery improved, or, A complete treatise on the art of farriery :
wherein are fully explained the nature, structure, and mechanism of that noble and useful creature, a horse : the diseases and accidents to which he is incident, with the methods of cure, delivered in as clear and intelligible a manner as the subject will admit ... /
by Henry Bracken ...
|Main Creator:||Bracken, Henry, 1697-1764|
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Dublin : Printed by William Porter, No. 12, Skinner-Row, 1788.
|Edition:||The eleventh ed.|
Title continues: the use and abuse of science discovered, whereby any gentleman may be able to judge whether he is imposed upon or not, by ignorant grooms or 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 mixed medicines used in farriery, with some remarks upon their genuineness or adulteration, and their several prices, set down alphabetically at the end of the work.
Title page to second volume designates it "the sixth edition, with large additions" and is dated 1787.
Vol. 1: viii, 244,  p.; vol. 2: 203,  p.
Physical description: 2 v. in 1 ; 22 cm.
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