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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];…

Anatomical Artwork Scans

68 paintings depicting various sections of (mostly) horse limbs and organs, showing disease and damage. The artworks are mostly watercolours, and those that are dated or signed range from 1820-1848.

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 11 Issue 3 – March 1838

Articles include: The Comparative Effect of the Actual Cautery and the Seton; The Application of Nitre in Cases of Gangrene; A Case of Puerperal Fever – The Cow Destroyed by Nitre; On the Expansion of the Horse’s Foot; Haematuria (Acute Red-Water) in Cattle;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 15 Issue 7 – July 1842

Articles include: Lectures on Horses. Lecture IV. The Shoulder; A Case of Lithotomy on a Horse; On Parturition in the Cow. Rigidity of the Os Uteri – False Labour Pains – Extraction of the Calf, and Rupture of the Os Uteri; Cases of Unusual and Difficult Parturition;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 17 Issue 3 – March 1844

Articles include: Lectures on Horses. Progression; Contributions to Zoological Pathology. On Congenital Malformations of the Hip Joint; Laminitis – Acute Founder – Fever in the Feet; Consultation.- No. XXXI. A Singular Affection of the Chest in a Horse; On the Use of Tartrate of Antimony and the Chloride of Mercury in the Treatment of the Dog;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 23 Issue 5 – May 1850

Articles include: Lameness in Horses. Tenotomy; On Torsion of the Uterus in the Cow; On “Loin Fallen”; The Controversy on the Expansion of the Foot; Rabies; A Case of Pneumonia, Attended with Great Prostration of Strength; Spavin or Not?; Medical Jurisprudence. Fraud in Obtaining a Surgeon’s Diploma;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 28 Issue 4 – April 1855

Articles include: Communications and Cases. Sesamoiditis; or the Seat of Obscure Leg-Lameness of Horses Unmasked; The Gases Contained in the Intestines of the Horse; Case of Mesenteric Hernia Producing; Strangulation of Rectum, and Accompanied with Rupture of the Ileum;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 29 Issue 9 – September 1856

Articles include: Clinical Lecture on Dislocation of the Femur; Communication from G . H . Dadd; Cases of Phrenic Hernia; An Account of Four Horses Poisoned by Arsenious Acid; Sextuple Fracture of the Ossa Innominata of a Horse;…

15 – “Operations”

Artworks include: “The present manner of casting a horse for an operation.”; “Operations No 6”; “Tracheotomy under Difficulties”; “Tracheotomy No 3”; “Tracheotomy No 2”; “Periosteotomy – Fig 5”; “Periosteotomy Figures 1 to 4”;…

6 – ‘The Evils which are occasioned by modern stables’

Original watercolour painting of horses in a stable. The painting was used to produce a woodcut engraving for print in Mayhew’s ‘The Illustrated Horse Management’ (1864), page 217…