1893 The Principles and Practice of Veterinary Surgery
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Welsh veterinary surgeon William Williams provides a comprehensive guide to the practice, with chapters on inflammation, fractures, lameness, tumours, wounds, as well as joint and skin diseases. With eight plates, and numerous in-text illustrations, collated and complete. The eighth edition of this work, revised by the author with assistance from his son. Williams was president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1879, and wrote several standards on veterinary science. There is a blind stamp from the 'Lupton Bros' to the front endpaper. The Lupton brothers was a booksellers and stationers in Burnley. Prior owner's red stamp, 'Geo E. L. Riley' to the recto of the half title is crossed out. Ink inscription of another owner, 'J.H. Carter'.
In the publisher's original brown cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Lightly rubbed to the front board and the spine, a little more so to the rear board and the joints. Bumped to the head and tail of the spine, with some light wear towards the extremities. Front and rear hinge starting, but firm. Internally, firmly bound with bright and clean pages.
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