Conversations on Conditioning; The Groom's Oracle, and Pocket Stable-Directory

SKU: 025462
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'In which the management of horses generally, as to health, dieting, and exercise, are considered, in a series of familiar dialogues, between two grooms engaged in training horses to their work. With notes, and an appendix, including extracts from the receipt book of John Hinds'. Brown leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. Boards are marked and generally grubby. Corners bumped and worn. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Wear to spine, with small losses to top. Foxing to the page edges. Missing blank page and half title. Hand coloured fold-out frontispiece with fold tears. Endpages are rather grubby. Previous owner's mark. Front inner hinge is starting to crack. Rear inner hinge is starting to crack. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 298 pp + adverts. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 357g.(YBP Ref: 025462:1-O8)
  • Author: HINDS, John; TWO GROOMS
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  • Publisher: Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper
  • Condition: Good
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  • Size: 12mo - over 63/4in - 73/4in tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published in: London
  • Published Date: 1830
  • Edition: Second Edition
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  • Language: English