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Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
The citizen and countryman's experienced farrier ... : to all which is added, a valuable and fine collection of the surest and best receipts in the known world for the cure of all maladies and distempers that are incident to horses of what kind soever, with directions to know what is the ailment, or disease / by J. Markham, G Jefferies, and discreet Indians.
[Wilmington, Del.] : London, printed ; ----- and, Wilmington, re-printed, and sold by James Adams, at his printing-office, 1764.
Physical Description:
ix, 10-364 pages ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF955 .M37 1764
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"To the reader"--Page iii, signed: J .M. [i.e. John Millis].
"A table of drugs and herbs, and where to be had"--PP. 335-341.
Signatures: A-Y⁸ Z⁸( -Z7,8).
English short title catalogue, W42541
Evans, C. American bibliography, 9718
Rink, E. Delaware, 23
National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Early American medical imprints, 1191
(From t.p.) Containing, I. The most best approved method of ordering, dieting, exercising, purging, scouring, and cleansing of horses ... II. A certain sure method to know the true state of any horse's body, as to sickness or health. III. The true shape of a horse explained: with choice directions for buying. IV. An experienced and approved method for raising of horses ... V.A sure and certain rule to know the age of any horse, from one year to ten, with good observations as he further advances in years. VI. The best and experienced way of keeping the common hackney, or hunting horse ... VII. An approved method of purging, bleeding and feeding cattle ...
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown calf; blind stamped on front and back covers. Autograph: Abraham Took.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Diseases.
Took, Abraham -- Autograph.
Jefferies, G. (George), 1704-1763, editor.
Millis, John, farrier.
Adams, James, 1724?-1792, printer.

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