The Gentleman's Stable Directory; or, Modern System of Farriery. Comprehending the Present Entire Improved Mode of Practice: Likewise All the Most Valuable Prescriptions and Approved

TAPLIN, William. Dedicated to Sir John Lade, Bart.
London: Printed for G. Kearsley at Johnson's Head, 1788.
Fifth edition ("corrected, improved, and enlarged,") with half title and 15 pp. advertisement, same year as first.
Octavo, contemporary full tree calf, spine with raised bands and gilt lettered burgundy morocco label. Spine and joints a little rubbed, small abrasion on front cover at lower margin, else fine.

"It is a truth generally acknowledged and universally lamented that, amidst all the improvements of the present age, none has received so little advantage from the rays of refinement as the "Art of Farriery." .. a country abounding with "sportsmen" .." - from the preface.

Price: $150.00
SKU: 28025
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