Advice to Purchasers of Horses
£55.00
Glasgow: W.R.McPhun. 1836.

Sixth edition. 12mo in 6s (155x90mm). pp. xi, [iii], 167, [1, advertisement]. Illustrations: frontispiece engraving of "The Wellesly Arabian"; engraving showing the points of the horse; engraving showing teeth of the horse at four different ages. Original brown cloth with gilt octagonal label in centre of upper cover, with title and horse motif engraved into it. Rubbing and bumping to corners, chipping to head and foot of spine. Some creasing to boards but overall this is a very nice copy in a very good binding of a popular work dealing with the all the practicalities of horse ownership. Surprisingly scarce given the number of editions.