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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];…

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…

2 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 1 Dec 1897

Galton writes to thank Smith for his help. He suggests amendments to the method of photographing horses for measurement. He asks Smith to send him samples of horse hair, in order to help him create an optical instrument to…

9 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 26 Jan 1898

In this letter, Galton writes regarding Smith’s paper submitted to the Royal Society. He also asks about the use of a rope stretched across in front of a horse when photographed to aid measurement. Galton has made illustrative sketches in the letter…

10 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 28 Jan 1898

In this letter Galton writes to congratulate Smith on his medal. He mentions that he is ill in bed, and will write further when back at work.

13 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 31 Jul 1919

Smith writes about various subjects including: the proofreading and editing of Smith’s ‘Veterinary Physiology’ by Bullock’s wife, Janet; a book about hair patterns in animals in the Royal Veterinary College Library; photographing texts including Sir E Horne’s ‘Lectures on Comparative Anatomy’, …

16 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 26 Sep 1919

Smith writes about the use of bibliographies in scientific writing, and the plagiarism of George Fleming. He mentions referring to the book ‘Arrangement of the hair in man and animals’ in his ‘Veterinary Physiology’, but not knowing the author. He mentions working in his new garden…