Lot 2041: MAGNER'S STANDARD HORSE AND STOCK BOOK 1903 Pictorial Encyclopedia Training Taming Abuses Diseases Remedies PlatesPlatinum House
December 9, 2012
Ithaca, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Magner's Standard Horse and Stock Book: A Complete Pictorial Encyclopedia of Practical Reference for Horse and Stock Owners, Comprising All Secrets of Taming, Controlling, and Educating Unbroken and Vicious Horses, with the Details of Breaking Up All Habits to Which Horses Are Subject; Their Abuses, Diseases, and Remedies.
Author: D. Magner
Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.
City: Aaron, Ohio
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1181 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in pebbled brown cloth, with stamped black and gilt lettering and pictorial designs to spine and front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with minor loss of material at ends of spine and creasing to upper outside corner of front cover. Binding is detaching at front hinge. Frontispiece portrait of author is torn in two parts. Lightly age-toned pages with marbled edges are clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated, with textual and (tinted) full-page illustrations.
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