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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

Snape, Andrew – “The Anatomy of an Horse” (1683)

Articles include: Book I. Of the Lowest Belly or Paunch., Chap. I. Of the Parts investing the whole Body, and first of the Hair., Chap. II. Of the Cuticle or Scarf-skin., Chap. III. Of the Cutis or true Skin., Chap. IV. Of the fleshy Pannicle…

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;…

Clark, Bracy – “A Series of Original Experiments on The Foot of the Living Horse” (1809)

A Series of Original Experiments on the Foot of the Living Horse exhibiting the changes produced by shoeing, and the causes of the apparent mystery of this art.

‘Farrier and Naturalist’ Vol 1 Issue 1 – January 1828

Articles include: Preface; The Rise and Progress of The Veterinary College; On the General Principle of Elasticity in the Feet of Animals, Particularly the Horse; On the Diseases of the Eye of the Horse; Uses of Different Drugs Employed in the Diseases of Horses and Other Animals;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 1 Issue 1 – January 1828

Articles include: A List of Contributors to “The Veterinarian”; Veterinary Periodical Publications; Observations on the Introduction of Oriental Blood of Horses into Europe; Glanders; Hydatids within the Brain and Spinal; Marrow of the Sheep;…

‘Farrier and Naturalist’ Vol 1 Issue 2 – February 1828

Articles include: Description of the Royal Mews Pimilico; On the Importance and Present Estimation of the Veterinary Profession in England; On the Diseases of the Eye of the Horse; Observations on the Distemper in Dogs;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 1 Issue 2 – February 1828

Articles include: To Our Correspondents; Mr Sewell’s Introductory Lecture, 1827; The Anatomy of the Horse; Injection of Medicines into the Veins; Aneurism of the Aorta; Wounds into Joints; Strangles Succeeded by Lock Jaw; Quittor;…