The Heavy Horse Manual :: Nick Rayner & Keith Chivers soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1981, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Frontispiece;
From the cover: Having a good horse in the stable is once again becoming as desirable as it is practical but little has been written to help the first-time owner. Indeed, this may well be the first book that covers it fully, for when Shires, Clydesdales, Suffolks and Percherons were the farmers mainstay and essential for haulage, young people learned by doing what the old hands told them.
Two well-known authorities (see back flap) have now filled the gap, laying out the pros and cons of ownership and discussing…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Just a hint of fading to the spine of the dust wrapper.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 208 pages. Index. 9½” x 6½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Animal Horses catalogue?