Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book Periodicals

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Magner's Horse and Stock Book 1894
in 13 Monthly Periodicals - the complete book
by D. Magner. SOLD

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

Magner's Horse and Stock Book
Complete Book in 13 Monthly Periodicals

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The interior photos below are from a
Magner's Stock Book, which has the same contents to this periodical set.

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1906

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

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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These periodicals are copyright 1887 by D. Magner and 1894 by Werner.

It was common back in those days to sell a book as a serialization before the book came out as a hard bound book.

It was published weekly by The Werner Company, Akron, Ohio.

  • A Complete Pictorial Encyclopedia of Practical Reference for Horse and Stock Owners
  • The Werner 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
  • Tan paper covers with black letters, some issues have missing covers, noted in list below.
  • No writing, marks, tears inside unless noted below.
  • This is a rare set of the original pages of the Magner classic.
  • They are 115 years old.

The coverage of horses is very thorough including:

  • 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

1 - Preface and pages 1-48 plus 16 full page green and black illustrations of the hoof and shoeing that aren't numbered with page numbers. These unnumbered plates are at the back of this first installment. The covers are missing.

2 - Pages 49-144, Both covers intact.

3 - Pages 145-240. Front cover missing, back cover there but detached.

4 - Pages 241-336. Both covers intact.

5 - Pages 339-432. Both covers missing.

6 - Pages 433- 528. Front cover present, hand sewn on, back present but detached.

7 - Pages 529-624, Both covers intact.

8 - Pages 625-722, Both covers intact.

9- Pages 723-818, Both covers intact.

10 - Pages 819-915, Front cover bottom half missing, back cover intact but torn on top.

11 - Pages 915-1010, Front cover intact, back cover present but detached.

12 - Pages 1011-1106, Both covers intact.

13 - Pages 1107-1181, Front cover intact, back cover present but detached.

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

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