Containing descriptive remarks upon anatomy, medecine, shoeing, teeth, food, vices, stables; likewise a plain account of the situation, nature and value of the various points together with comments on grooms, dealers, breeders, breakers and trainers/ also on carriages and harness. Embellished with more than 400 engravings, from original designs made expressly for this work. By Edward Mayhew, M. R. C. V. S.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, undated (1860s?). Handsome tome illustrated throughout. Attractive green boards with gold embossed design. General wear and tear, rubbing, some slight loss and a closed internal tear. Hinges spilt. First blank page missing. Previous owner's name twice on second blank page, as well as a repeated old stamp from "Dakota Farm".