W.J. Miles & Others Modern Practical Farriery Circ 1880 * With Coloured Plates *


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W.J. Miles with Further Treatises by John Walker,Samuel Preston,Charles Scott and JL Lupton :  Modern Practical Farriery. A Complete System of the Veterinary Art as at Present Practised at The Royal Veterinary College London by W.J. Miles Including Practical Treatises on Cattle,Their Management in Dairy,Field and Stall by John Walker: Pasture Grasses and Forage Plants by Samuel Preston: The Practice of Sheep Farming by Charles Scott and The Diseases of Cattle,Sheep and Pigs by J.L. Lupton Published By The Gresham Publishing Company London Circa 1880’s Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in quarter black calf (leather) over maroon cloth boards with 5 raised bands to the spine and with red moroccan title label to the second Compartment to spine,each other compartment is gilt lined.All page edges are marbled with plain white endpapers.Complete with 538pp plus 96pp treatise by Lupton and 6 pages of index to the rear of the book.Illustrated throughout with 18 full page coloured lithographs and a further 30 wonderful black and white engravings. Including Practical Treatises on Cattle, Their Management in Dairy, Field and Stall; Pasture Grasses and Forage Plants; The Practice of Sheep Farming and The Diseases of Cattle, Sheep and Pigs.There is some damp staining to a few pages at rear of the book,some slight wrinkling to certain pages of text as book likely to have been stores at some stage in an outbuilding.Contents are mostly clean with a firm binding and no hinge weakness.Housed in a rather handsome binding that looks lovely sat on a bookshelf etc.There is one colourful and attractive previous owner’s name to the blank front endpaper in large type.A fine chromolithographed frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title in red and black, and with 18 chromolithographed plates and some 30 plates in monochrome (most containing several figures) and with detailed wood-engraved illustrations in the text.There is a little scuffing and rubbing to corners and edges of the outer boards.This is an extended work of Miles’s original Edition of 1868 and the nature of the study is enhanced to include cattle, sheep and pigs, together with coverage of plants for veterinary practice.The fine coloured plates illustrate types and breeds of animals and livestock.Large Seminal work Heavy weighing over 3kg measures 12.5” by 10” Undated But Circa 1880’s   Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)2nd Class:  £9.50 sent within (UK)Air-Mail:    £20.00 (Europe) Air-Mail:    £30.00 (Rest of the World) Payments:Paypal We are happy to send you a paypal invoice on completion of the salePlease note that we are full time booksellers and members of the PBFA. All books are packaged carefully and come fully insured so please view the pictures and bid with confidence. 

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Weight 3.50 kg
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