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The Early History of Veterinary Literature and its British Development by F. Smith 4 Volume set

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The Early History of Veterinary Literature and its British Development by F. Smith 4 Volume set 

Vol. 1  From the earliest period to 1700 AD 373 pages

covers period back to Persia, India, Arabia, the Romans and Greeks up through the late 1600’s

Vol. 2 The Eighteen Century 244 pages

  This volume deals with the history of veterinary literature during the eighteen century which is a period when veterinary medicine went from ignorant, untrained men to graduates of the first veterinary school in the United Kingdom

Vol. 3 The Nineteenth Century 1800-1823   162 pages

Vol. 4 The Nineteenth Century  1823-1860   161 pages

Each volume is indexed for authors and works for easy reference.

 The majority of the information in theses volumes deal with horses, with topics and extensive excepts from old publications covering horsemanship, training, shoeing, riding , care and management, disease, injuries, cures, treatments, charms etc. 

  Interesting reading.

All 4 books are in excellent condition, tiny bit of light scuffing to the covers, includes a slip case in fair condition.