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Vegetius, – “Artis veterinariae, sive Mulomedicinae libri quatuor, iam primum typis in lucem aedii. Opus sane in rebus medicis minime aspernandum” (1528)

Contents Include: Artis veterinariae, sive Mulomedicinae libri quatuor, iam primum typis in lucem aedii.Opus sane in rebus medicis minime aspernandum; Illustrissimo Principi Ferdinando Regi Hungaria, Bohemiae &c [Illustrious Prince, King Ferdinand of Hungary, Bohemia etc.]; Epistola Dedicatoria. Serenissimo Ac Ilustrissimo Principi D. Ferdinando, Regi Hugariae, Bohemiae, Archiduci Austriae, Duci Burgandiae, &c. Domino…
Epistola Dedicatoria [Letter Dedication];…

Spackman, Thomas – “Of The Madde Dogge…” (1613)

“Of The Madde Dogge: together with the Cure of those most dangerous wounds and fearefull accidents, hapning to man and beast through their bitings.” Published 1613

Vegetius Renatus, – “Of the Distemper of Horses, and of the Art of Curing them: as also of the Diseases of Oxen, and of the Remedies proper for them; and of the best Method to preserve them in Health, and restore them when sick, and to prevent the Spreading and Communication of Infectious Distempers according to the Practice of ancient Romans. Translated into English by the Author of the Translation of Columella” (1748)

Contents Include: Translator’s Preface; Index of the Chapters. Book First; Index of the Chapters. Book Second; Index of the Chapters. Book Third; Index of the Chapters. Book Fourth; Original Words frequently used in this Translations; The Preface; Book I. Chapter I. Of the Signs whereby the Sickness of Animals may be known…

St.Bel, Charles Vial de – “Plan for establishing an institution to cultivate and teach veterinary medicine” (19, Mar 1790)

Excerpt: The general affluence of all orders of people in England, and the universal ardour for improving arts and perfecting institutions, by means of which, the interests of mankind at large have been eminently served, and the stock of human knowledge almost incredibly extended. In reverting to these establishments, we may discern the efficacy of opulence and patriotism uniting for the public service;…

Figuier, Louis – “Reptiles and Birds. A Popular Account of the Various Orders; with a Description of the Habitats and Economy of the Most Interesting” (1869)

Chapters include: Preface; Contents; Reptiles and Birds. Introductory; Reptiles and Birds. Introductory. Connecting Links in Classification; Chapter I. Amphibia, or Batrachians;…

Long, James – “The Book of the Pig: Its Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management” (c.1880)

Chapters include: Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Art of Breeding; Chapter I.The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Art of Breeding; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. Value of a Herd Book; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Importance of the Sire; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. What to Avoid in Breeding; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. Points to be Obtained; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Proportions of Lean to Fat; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Best Colour – Black or White; Chapter I. The Breeding and Selection of Pigs. The Selection of Stock…

Anonymous Author (L. Upcot Gill, publisher) – “The Book of the Rabbit” (1881)

The book of the rabbit: giving the history, variations, uses, points, selection, mating, management, exhibiting, judging, treatment of the diseases, and much other information bearing on the subject of fancy rabbits illustrated with facsimiles of water colour drawings prepared for this work, and numerous wood engravings.

Steel, John Henry – “A Manual of the Diseases of the Elephant and of his Management and Uses” (1885)

Chapters include; The Pathology of the Elephant; On the General Diseases of the Elephant; On the Circulatory System; On the Alimentary System; On the Respiratory Apparatus; On the Urinary Apparatus; On the Nervous System;…

Steel, J. H. & Symonds, T. J. – “Indian Veterinary Manuals. II Materia Medica Veterinaria Indica, Part I” (1889)

Plates include: Azadirachta Indica; Carica Papaya; Tamarindus Indica; Butea Frondosa; Anona Squamosa; Carum (Ptychotis) Ajowan; Androcraphis Paniculata; Ophelia Chirata; Calotropis Gigantea; Sesamum Indicum;…

Schwab, Charles – “Practical Pocket Guide: To Ascertain from the Teeth, The Age Of the Horse” (c.1890)

Contents and plates include: I. Milk-Tooth-Period, from 6 weeks till 2 Years; Plate 1: Form of the Carving Teeth; Plate 2: 1/2 year; Plate 3: 1 Year; Plate 4: 1 1/2 year; Plate 5: 2 Years; II. Changing – Period, from 2 1/2 till 4 1/2 Years; Plate 6: 2 1/2 Years; Plate 7: 3 Years; Plate 8: 4 Years; Plate 9: 4 1/2 Years; Plate 10: 4 1/2 Years…