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Creator:
Astley, John, d. 1595.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
Imprinted at London : By Henrie Denham, 1584.
Physical Description:
[8], 79, [1] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF309 .A88 1584
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Signatures: A-L⁴.
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and historiated and floriated initials.
Printed marginalia.
STC (2nd ed.), 884
ESTC, S100278
Podeschi, J.B. 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.
Contributors:
Xenophon. On horsemanship.
Grisone, Federico. Ordini di cavalcare.
mackwilliam, h.
Denham, Henry, d. 1589?, printer.
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