This is a set of 1903 and 1904 books printed by the Government Printing Office for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry with contributions by various doctors. These are illustrated with both full page plates and text plates, and there are some that are color plates. First is "Special Report On Diseases of the Horse" - 1903. The sections are as titled "The Examination of a Sick Horse by L. Pearson, , Methods of Administering Medications by C. Michener, Diseases of the Digestive Organs by C. Michener, Diseases of the Respiratory Organs by W. Harbaugh, Diseases of the Urinary Organs by J. Law, Diseases of the Generative Organs by J.Law, Diseases of the Nervous System by M. Trumbower, Diseases of the Heart - Blood Vessels - and Lymphatics by Trumbower, Diseases of the Eye by J. Law, Lameness by A. Liautard, Diseases of the Ankle - Fetlock - and Foot by A. Holcombe, Diseases of the Skin by J. Law, Wounds and Their Treatment by C Michener, General Diseases by Huidekoper, Surra by Ch. Wardell Stiles, and Shoeing by J. Adams. This has 41 plates listed.
The next one is "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle". The sections are as titled: Administrations of Medicines by L. Pearson, Diseases of the Digestive Organs by A. Murray, Poisons and Poisoning by V. Atkinson, Diseases of the Heart - Blood Vessels - and Lymphatics by Leonard Pearson, Noncontagious Diseases of the Organs of Respiration by W. Lowe, Diseases of the Nervous System by W. Harbaugh, Diseases of the Urinary Organs by J. Law, Diseases of the Generative Organs by J. Law, Diseases Following Parturition by J. Law, Diseases of Young Calves by J. Law, Bones Diseases and Accidents by V Atkinson, Surgical Operations by W. Dickson , Tumors Affecting Cattle by J. Mohler, Diseases of the Skin by M. Trumbower, Diseases of the Foot by M. Trumbower, Diseases of the Eye and Its Appendages by Trumbower, Diseases of the Ear by M. Trumbower, Infectious Diseases of Cattle by D.E Salmon and Theobold Smith, The Animal Parasites of Cattle by Ch. Wardell Stiles, and Mycotic Stomatitis of Cattle by J. Mohler. This has 49 plates listed.
These are both app. 9"x6" with 568(cattle) pages and 629(horse). These both have cloth over hard boards with the critter on the cover. These are in good condition overall with some corner, edge, spine wear and bumping to corners. There is some cloth wear at spine tips, edges, and corners along with some fading and soiling as shown. The bindings are tight and all pages intact.There is age toning to pages and a little yellow spotting here and there. The books are complete.
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