Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book

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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

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893

Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book 1893
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Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book
1906

by D. Magner.

$145 SOLD


  • 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.
  • Spine very bright and readable.
  • All pages are firmly attached. The front papers are somewhat fatigued at the binding but still attached (see front and back cover pictures)
  • No writing, marks, tears inside.
  • Very good condition overall.
  • This book is a classic, a real treasure and so hard to find.
  • It is 102 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

     

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