The art of riding : set foorth in a breefe treatise, with a due interpretation of certeine places alledged out of Xenophon, and Gryson, verie expert and excellent, horssemen: wherein also the true vse of the hand by the said Grysons rules and precepts is speciallie touched: and how the author of this present work hath put the same into practise, also what profit men maie reape thereby: without the knowledge whereof, all the residue of the order of riding is but vaine. Lastlie, is added a short discourse of the chaine or cauezzan, the trench, and the martingale / written by a gentleman of great skill and long experience in the said art.
- Additional Title(s):
Discourse of horssemanship
- Imprinted at London : By Henrie Denham, 1584.
- Physical Description:
- , 79,  p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF309 .A88 1584Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- By John Astley, who is named on page A4r.
Dedication signed: G.B. [i.e. John Astley].
Running title: A discourse of horssemanship.
Stationer's Register: Entered 17 April.
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and historiated and floriated initials.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 884
English short title catalogue, S100278
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 12
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe of London.
- Subject Terms:
- Horsemanship -- Early works to 1800.Sangorski & Sutcliffe -- Bookbinder.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1584.
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