The schoole of horsmanship : vvherein is discovered vvhat skill and knowledge is required in a good horseman, practised by perfect experience. And also how to reforme anie restie horse, of what nature and disposition so euer. Briefely touching the knowledge of the breeder, sadler, smith, and the horseleach: with a strange and rare inuention how to make a new kinde of racke, and how to teach a horse to lie vpon his bellie vntill the rider take his backe / By Christ. Clifford, Gent.
- Imprinted at London : For Thomas Cadman, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules churchyard, at the signe of the Bible, 1585.
- Physical Description:
- , 24, 29-99,  leaves : ill. (diagrs.) ; 19 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Partly in dialogue form.
Colophon at foot of leaf 2B3v reads: Imprinted at London by Thomas East for Thomas Cadman, dwelling in Paules churchyard at the signe of the Bible. 1585.
Stationer's Register: Entered to G. Potter 23 August 1601.
Dedicated to Sir Philip Sidney.
Signatures: [paragraph]⁴ ([paragraph]2+chi1) 2[paragraph]² B-2B⁴ (2B4 blank).
Printed chiefly in black letter type.
T.p. enclosed in a decorative woodcut rule-border.
Woodcut diagrams, head- and tail-pieces and initials within text throughout.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 5415
English short title catalogue, S105109
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 13
Luborsky, R.S. Guide to English illustrated books, 1536-1603, 5415
BAC: British Art Center copy in modern gilt tooled brown morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe of London. Copy has leaf chi1 misbound between leaves 2[paragraph]2 and B1.
- Subject Terms:
- Dressage -- Early works to 1800.Horsemanship -- Early works to 1800.Horses -- Early works to 1800.Horses -- Training -- Early works to 1800.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1585.
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