A Medical and Legal Handbook About Horses Lupton, J. Irvine. Horses: Sound and Unsound, With the Law Relating to Sales and Warranty. London: Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, 1893. vi, , 211 pp. Line illustrations. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary pebbled cloth, black-stamped title and image of horse head to front board, small black-stamped company insignia to rear board, gilt title to spine, colored endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, faint stain to rear board, a few partial cracks to text block, light toning to interior, presentation inscription from author to verso of front free endpaper. $200. * Only edition. The first part of this book reviews illnesses that affect horses abnd ways to detect them, The second part addresses laws concerning the sale of horses and laws protecting their welfare. This title was reissued by a New York publisher, W.R. Jenkins, in 1907, 1909 and 1912. All printings are scarce or rare. OCLC locates 11 copies of the 1893 printing in North America, none in law libraries.
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