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GIBSON, William.

The true method of dieting horses containing many curious and useful observations concerning their marks, colour and external shape; their temper and instinct ; and how they are to be governed, so as to prevent accidents and diseases

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London : Osborn and Longman, 1731. Octavo, contemporary full calf, boards ruled in gilt (boards rubbed and a little scuffed, corners a little worn, front hinge is a little weak), spine with raised bands with gilt lettering; pp iv, iv, [ii], 236, vi; historiated initials, headpieces, side notes; a good copy.

The third edition of this popular reference work on equine health and conformation. Contains sections on appropriate exercise and recommendations for preparing horses for races.