The horse-mans honour: or, The beautie of horse-man-ship : As the choise, natures, breeding, breaking, riding, and dieting, whether outlandish or English horses. With the true, easie, cheape, and most approued manner, how to know and cure all diseases in any horse whatsoeuer. Not innented [sic] and drawn from forraigne nations, but by long experience and knowledge of many yeares practise: and now published at the request of diuers honorable and worthy persons, for the generall good of this noble nation of Great Britaine.
- Additional Title(s):
Horse-mans honour: or, The beavtie of horse-man-ship
Beautie of horse-man-ship
Beavtie of horse-man-ship
Perfection of horsemanship
- London : Printed for Iohn Marriott, and are to be sould at his shop in St. Dunstons churchyard in Fleetstreet, 1620.
- Physical Description:
- , 188, 191-255, 266-288, 288-295, 295-343, 144-145,  p. : ill. ; 19 cm. (4to)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF285.3 M67 1620Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BEIN Uzfe17 620h: Leaves bled at top.
Listed by F.H. Huth (Works on horses and equitation, London, 1887, p. 18) as "probably by Gervase Markham". Podeschi (Books on the horse and horsemanship, item 19) disputes this attribution. Sheets C-Y are those of Nicholas Morgan's The perfection of horsemanship, London, 1609.
Signatures: A-D⁴ C-Y⁸.
With a preliminary half-title leaf (half-title within woodcut cartouche).
Text and register continuous despite pagination.
Woodcut vignette on t.p.; woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials throughout.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 18105.3
English short title catalogue, S5330
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th century blind-tooled calf. Binder's stamp: Bayntun, binder, Bath, Eng.  p. of 17th century ms annotations on diseases of horses and their cure precede text. Autograph of C. de Cardonnel 1652 (scrubbed out) on t.p.
- Subject Terms:
- Bayntun -- Bookbinder.Cardonnel, C. de -- Autograph, 1652.Horsemanship -- Early works to 1800.Horses -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.Horses -- Early works to 1800.Horses -- Training -- Early works to 1800.Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1620.
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Morgan, Nicholas, of Crolane, The horse-mans honour: or, The beautie of horse-man-ship , 1620
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