Publication: J B Lippincott & Co, 1863, Philadelphia
First edition. 8vo. Original front and rear covers decorated in blind, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, Lippincott's Geographical Dictionary on front pastedown sheet and fly leaf, Lippincott's New Books and New Editions on rear pastedown sheet and fly leaf, introduction, illustrated, color frontispiece, general index. Provides a history of the horse, the various breeds of horses, how to care for a horse, diseases of the horse, proper training of the horse, etc. A bit of cosmetic touch-up to the corners and spine ends, light soiling and foxing to some internal pages, else a very good copy of a rare book in the first edition.
Inventory Number: 44758