New-York: C. M. Saxton, 1851. 469 pages + book ads. Illustrated with 100 wood-engravings. Octavo ( 7 1/2 x 5 inches); publishers cloth; faded; old interior damp-staining mostly in the margins. Item #2163
A later printing, originally published in London in 1834. William Youatt (1776 - 1847) was the most influential veterinarian of his day. He wrote books on the horse, cattle, sheep, the pig and the dog. These works, the equivalent of modern day text books, contain a wealth of practical information.