This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ...membrane which covers the bone), occasionally causing caries of the bone, in consequence of which pipe-like openings called sinuses are ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ...membrane which covers the bone), occasionally causing caries of the bone, in consequence of which pipe-like openings called sinuses are formed, which, becoming filled with partly-masticated food, soon becomes fetid, and often occasions sores which prove troublesome to heal. When the gum only is inJ) jured, it should be carefully washed with tincture of myrrh and water, equal parts; but when the bone is involved, the diseased parts must be removed, and afterwards dressed with the following lotion: --R. Gallic Acid, 1 ounce. Tincture of Opium, 1" Water, 4" Mix all together, and bathe the parts affected two or three times a day. t WOLF TEETH. Many horsemen regard these teeth as injurious to the eyes of horses; but we cannot understand upon what principle their opinions are based. These teeth are not supernumary teeth as has been asserted by many writers, but on the contrary are natural to all horses. The germs or pulps of these teeth are in the jaw at the time of foaling, and are developed generally at one year old, ready to cut their way through the gums. All young animals of the equine species have these teeth, and they can be found in the mouths of four out of five colts at two years of age. It is only when the eyes are affected by disease that these teeth are looked for, and when found are supposed by some to be the cause of the trouble. In an ex-/ perience of twenty years, I have not been able to discover the least connection between these teeth and the eyes. And what is equally singular, these teeth are seldom mentioned by veterinary authors. If you find them in your colts, and wish them removed, the best plan is to pull them out with a pair of ordinary tooth forceps. See Jennings on " The Horse and his Diseases." IRREGULAR TEETH In ol...
Very Good. 1866 (later), Ochre cloth decorated in dark brown and with ornate gilt spine lettering. 186 pps. illustrated with 44 drawings. Extended title: "A New and Practical System of Teaching and Educating the Horse...Whip-Training, or, How To Drive Without Reins; How to make a Horse Trot Honest, &c....To Which is Appended, An Essay on Shoeing; also, The Symptoms and Treatment of the Various Disease of The Horse, Embracing a Full and Complete History of Glanders". A very good, quite presentable copy, gilt lettering bright, a bit rubbed at rhe edges and on the cover and with some dark smudges on the rear cloth. Calligraphic prev. own, sig. and date of 1892 on the front fly.
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