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The country-man's jewel: or, The jockey's master-piece : Part I contains plain and approv'd rules to choose, feed, and breed the best stallions, horses mares, or geldings. How to order and feed a race-horse. Also how to know a sound horse or mare from one that is distemper'd. With a collection of two hundred choice and approv'd receipts to cure all distempers, and different diseases in horses and mares. The like never before published. Part II prescribes cures for all distempers in black and white cattle; as horses, oxen, bulls, cows, calves goats, mules, asses, sheep, hogs, dogs, deer, hares, and conies. Also to destroy vermin. With directions for improving land to great advantage. To cure the biting of a mad dog / by M.S. [i.e. A.S.?] gent., L.M. J. Lambert, and others.

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Country-man's jewel

Jockey's master-piece

Country-man's treasure: shewing the nature, causes, and cure of all diseases incident to cattle, viz. Horses, oxen, cows, calves, sheep, hogs, goats, mules, asses, dogs, deer, and conies. With proper means to cure their common diseases; being receipts practis'd by the long and approv'd experience of fifty years. With directions to destroy vermin in gardens, fields, warrens, or fish-ponds. Fitted for gentleman, or farmer, and others dealing in cattle

Husbandman, farmer, and grazier's compleat instructor in feeding, brooding, buying, and selling cattle. With approv'd remedies for all diseases and grievances incident to them, viz. Bulls, cows, calves, oxen, mules, asses, goats, hogs, deer, and vermin. With proper means to cure their common diseases. And divers other curious matters

Country-man, farmer: or, Grazier, and gentleman's compleat instructor

Published/Created:
[London] : Printed for G. Conyers, at the Ring in Little-Britain, [ca. 1690?]
Physical Description:
118, [2] p. : ill. ; 16 cm (12mo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF69 .C68 1690
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Notes:
Caption title at head of p. 7: "The country-man, farmer: or, grazier and gentleman's compleat instructor".
Title pages of similar books, "The country-man's treasure: shewing the nature, causes, and cure of all diseases incident to cattle, viz. Horses, oxen, cows, calves, sheep, hogs, goats, mules, asses, dogs, deer, and conies. With proper means to cure their common diseases; being receipts practis'd by the long and approv'd experience of fifty years. With directions to destroy vermin in gardens, fields, warrens, or fish-ponds. Fitted for gentleman, or farmer, and others dealing in cattle, &c. by A.S. and improved by J. Lambert" and "The husbandman, farmer, and grazier's compleat instructor in feeding, brooding, buying, and selling cattle. With approv'd remedies for all diseases and grievances incident to them, viz. Bulls, cows, calves, oxen, mules, asses, goats, hogs, deer, and vermin. With proper means to cure their common diseases. And divers other curious matters", printed on p. [2] and p. [4] respectively.
Preface signed: L. M[ascall?], J. L[ambert], A.S.
Podeschi suggests a publication date of 1690.
Not recorded by ESTC.
Signatures: [A]-E¹².
At foot of t.p.: "Price 1s 6d".
Full page woodcut illustration on leaf A1r.
Main t.p. enclosed in a decorative rule-border; other t.p.s enclosed in a plain rule-border.
Woodcut head-pieces and initials.
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 36
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind-tooled sprinkled sheep-skin.
Subject Terms:
Animal culture -- Early works to 1800.
Conyers, George, -1739 or 1740 -- Publisher.
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Veterinary prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1690.
Contributors:
Conyers, George, -1739 or 1740, publisher.
Mascall, Leonard, -1589.
Lambert, James, active 17th century.
A. S., Gent.
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