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The Nursery Primer. Porter & Coates..
The Nursery Primer. Porter & Coates..
Price: $22.00

14 pp (including cover) illustrated, color litho cover showing a woman on a horse. 5 color illustrations, each taking 3/4 of the page with text underneath. Intended to help beginners recognize the alphabet, learn vocabulary, and understand spelling, with guiding questions accompanying each story. Handwritten notes in the margins in pencil. Back cover lists other titles from Porter & Coates. 10 1/2" x 6 1/2". Incomplete
 Boston Work-Horse Parade Association, Bulletin No. 1. ..1911
Boston Work-Horse Parade Association, Bulletin No. 1. ..1911
Price: $65.00

8 pp booklet. Revised and re-issued, August 1911. Content includes information on Watering and Bedding and Bedding and Rest for parade horses.  Primarily discusses need for bedding in stables and watering  both day and night.  The inside cover has a postscript with testimonials from stable owners.  Measures 7 1/2" x 5". . The Association issued in 1910 a Bulletin on Watering and Bedding, by Gilbert Tompkin A revised edition was published in August, 1911, and it is now reprinted, with some additions.
George H. Dadd Dadd's Chart of Veterinary Reformed Practice, Being a Synopsis of the Diseases of Horses, Cattle and Sheep, With their Causes Symptoms and Treatment . Old Dickinson Printing Office.Boston.1848
George H. Dadd Dadd's Chart of Veterinary Reformed Practice, Being a Synopsis of the Diseases of Horses, Cattle and Sheep, With their Causes Symptoms and Treatment . Old Dickinson Printing Office.Boston.1848
Price: $225.00

Enclosed in between the board, hard covers is a chart that folds out to reveal various diseases that horses, cattle, and sheep could be experiencing. Across the top of the chart are the categories for disease, cause, symptoms and cure, the latter two broken up into horse, cattle, and sheep. The diseases are broken up by anatomy, and include skin laceration, colic, distemper, and many more. Closed measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" Chart opened measures 26 1/4" x 17 3/4". George H. Dadd is often considered one of the founders of veterinary medication as it is presently known.
Animaux Sauvages  (Wild Animals). Raphael Tuck & Sons.Paris.c. 1890
Animaux Sauvages (Wild Animals). Raphael Tuck & Sons.Paris.c. 1890
Price: $225.00

The picture book has the letters of the alphabet on the inside front and back cover, as well as numbers 0-9 both in Roman and Arabic numerals. 12 page. The book is written in the French language, and has short descriptions of a variety of animals. Some of the animals featured are Zebu, Zebra, Black Bear, Brown Bear, Ostrich and Kangaroo. Each animal gets a full page illustration, four (4) are in color, along with a short paragraph of text that gives some basic facts. Measures 8 1/4" x 6".  OCLC -0 Jan 2019.   .
 Over in the Meadow, A Handmade Counting Book - Animal Mothers and Babies. ..1940s
Over in the Meadow, A Handmade Counting Book - Animal Mothers and Babies. ..1940s
Price: $325.00

A handmade counting book depicting a variety of animals. Each page features a new animal, a mother and her babies. The first page is a turtle and her one baby turtle. The second page is a mother fish and her two babies, the third an owl and her three babies, and so on and so forth until the reader reaches the count of ten. The images are drawn in charcoal. The book is bound by two metal rings. There is no biographical information on the author/maker of the book. Measures 15" x 11 1/2". To view this book, please click on the following link: https://photos.app.goo.gl/kpsYhaR8mRmnImVU2. Minor edge wear due to rubbing.