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Creator:
Snape, Andrew, 1644-
Title(s):

The anatomy of an horse : containing an exact and full description of the frame, situation and connexion of all his parts, (with their actions and uses) exprest in forty nine copper-plates : to which is added an appendix, containing two discourses: the one, of the generation of animals; and the other, of the motion of the chyle, and the circulation of the bloud / by Andrew Snape, Jun. Farrier to His Majesty.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by M. Flesher for the Authour, and are to be sold by T. Flesher at the Angel and Crown in S. Paul's Church-yard, An. Dom. 1683.
Physical Description:
[14], 237, [1], 45, [7] p., XLIX leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 37 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The illustrations are chiefly taken from the woodcuts in Carlo Ruini's book on the anatomy of the horse (cf Podeschi).
With engraved frontispiece portrait (A1v) of the author signed: R. White delin. et sculp:.
Signatures: A-Z⁴ 2A-2H⁴ 2I² 3A-3F⁴ 3G².
T.p. enclosed in a plain rule-border.
Printed marginalia.
Wing (2nd ed.), S4382
Arber's Term Cat., I, 508
ESTC, R14873
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 31
"The appendix, containing two discourses: the one, of the generation of animals; and the other, of the motion of the chyle, and the circulation of the bloud. By the same author" has divisional half-title on leaf 3A1r and begins new pagination.
Final leaves bear contents and errata.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, both bound in sprinkled calf and rebacked. Copy 1 has armorial bookplate of Watkin Williams Esqr. of Pembedr in the county of Denbigh. Inscribed: Richard Mostyn. Copy 2 inscribed: Mar. 1. 1723 Collat. & perfect J Wright; Fawsyde, Bervie, N.B.
Subject Terms:
Anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Blood -- Circulation -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Mostyn, Richard -- Autograph
Veterinary anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Williams, Watkin -- Bookplate
Wright, J. -- Autograph
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1683.
Contributors:
White, Robert, 1645-1703, engraver.
Flesher, Miles, active 1682-1687, printer.
Fletcher, Thomas, active 1677-1686, bookseller.
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