Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book

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Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

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Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book
1916

by D. Magner.


  • A Complete Pictorial Encyclopedia of Practical Reference for Horse and Stock Owners
  • The Saalfield Publishing Company Chicago Akron, Ohio New York
  • Profusely illustrated with 1756 Illustrations - line drawings, half tones and lithographic plates; Frontpiece portrait, “1756 illustrations” in the text, and a 32 page . central insert with 17 horse engravings on glossy stock
  • 10" x 7 1/4" hardbound and the book is 3 1/2 inches thick (see photo below)
  • Over 1200 pages
  • Magner’s book (first printed 1893) was a standard reference for nearly three decades, and has been reprinted as recently as 1980. Early editions, however, are difficult to find in acceptable condition
  • Brown cloth cover with gold and black pictorial cover; gold is faded per photos
  • Spine is bright and readable
  • All pages are firmly attached to the binding but the front and back covers have become detached and were taped - see photos
  • The cloth on the top of the spine has come loose
    No writing, marks, tears inside
  • Except for the noted defects, this book is in very good condition overall
  • This book is a classic, a real treasure and so hard to find
  • It is 94 years old

The coverage of horses is very thorough including:

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893
  • Taming and Educating
  • Fear
  • Colt Training
  • Kicking
  • Running Away
  • Stallions
  • Mules
  • Tricks
  • Equestrianism
  • Shoeing
  • Diseases
  • But the book also includes coverage of all farm animals including
  • Making butter
  • Beekeeping
  • Fruit Culture
  • All about Birds

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

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