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The Perfect Horse: How To Know Him, How To Train Him, How To Breed Him, How To Shoe Him, How To Drive Him. With An Introduction By Rev. Henry Ward Beecher; And A Treatise On Agriculture And The Horse, By Hon. George B. Loring by William H. H. Murray

The Perfect Horse: How To Know Him, How To Train Him, How To Breed Him, How To Shoe Him, How To Drive Him. With An Introduction By Rev. Henry Ward Beecher; And A Treatise On Agriculture And The Horse, By Hon. George B. Loring

by William H. H. Murray

First edition. 8vo. Inked gift inscription, "In recognition of a friendship that means helpfulness, this small gift is tendered, which Dr. Bragdon will please accept as a token of the esteem and with the compliments of S. S. Fletcher, Exeter, N. H., Feb 22, 1877." Rebacked with the original blind stamped covers and spine laid-down, titles and decorations in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, dark green front and rear endpapers, xi [5], 480 pp., frontispiece, author's preface, author's acknowledgment, introduction, illustrated, plates, pedigrees of noted horses, tables, gallery of celebrated horses, index. Introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. The author offers advice to qualify owners of horses to breed, train and drive, buy and sell, them intelligently and profitably. A fine, bright, tight copy.

Inventory Number: 44745

$375.00