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Gibson, William.

A NEW TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF HORSES:

Wherein what is necessary to the Knowledge of a Horse, The Cure of his Diseases, and other Matters relating to that Subject, are fully discussed, in a plain and easy Manner, from many Years Practice and Experience; with the cheapest and most efficacious Remedies. A. Millar 1751.
1st Ed. 4to. [xii] + 464pp. + [xii] Index. Frontis., 31 copper plates. Some browning, later polished calf with blind fillet, rubbed, recased, blind fillet and gilt rule edged raised bands with faded title label to spine. ESTC T94737. ... William Gibson (1680?-1750). served for a time with the 16th Dragoons. He acquired a certain amount of knowledge of the treatment of diseases and injuries of horses during his service. As a result he wrote several volumes of advice on their care over a period of 30 years, beginning tentatively but gaining in confidence. His finale treatise on diseases of horses [the above] was published posthmously, containing much clinical observations and some sense advice... Animals and Disease: By Lise Wilkinson.
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