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Baret, Michael.

An hipponomie or The vineyard of horsemanship : deuided into three bookes. 1. The theorick part, intreating of the inward knowledge of the man. 2. The first practicke part, shewing how to worke according to that knowledge. 3. The second practicke part, declaring how to apply both hunting and running horses to the true grounds of this art. In which is plainly laid open the art of breeding, riding, training and dieting of the said horses. Wherein also many errors in this art, heretofore published, are manifestly detected / by Michaell Baret, practitioner and professor of the same art.

Additional Title(s):


Vineyard of horsemanship

Second booke of the vineyard of horsemanship. Or the practicke part of pacing

Third booke of the vineyard of horsemanship

London : Printed by George Eld, 1618.
Physical Description:
3 pt. in 1 v. ([20], 48, 51-122, [20], 139, [13], 101, [1], 23, [3] p.) ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285.3 .B37 1618
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The second booke of the vineyard of horsemanship. Or the practicke part of pacing. With more true obseruations then haue hitherto beene published. Wherein is perfectly set forth how to bring any horse of what age and disposition soeuer, to a faire and commendable pace, onely by the hand. Approued and set forth by Michael Baret practitioner and professor of the same art: onely for the encouraging and stirring vp of those which haue taken delight therein, but lie slumbring in the bed of obscuritie through the abuse of the art, by vsurping practitioners" and "The third booke of the vineyard of horsemanship. Wherein is plainely set forth how to apply both hunting and running horses to the true grounds of this art, both in trayning, dieting and riding. By Michael Baret practitioner in the same art" each have separate dated title pages on leaves I6r and T6r respectively; register continuous throughout.
"Cures for the diseases in horses" (caption title at head of leaf 2C6r, 23 p. at end) begins new pagination; register continuous.
Signatures: [paragraph]² A-2D⁸ 2E².
Woodcut vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, and initials throughout.
Includes printed marginalia.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 1412
English short title catalogue, S100900
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 20
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind tooled calf; marbled end-papers; edges sprinkled brown. 18th/19th century armorial bookplate of Charles Edward Jerningham with motto "Virtus basis vitae" on inside of upper board. 19th/20th century bookplate with monogrammed initials VW and inscription "Vernon semper viret" on recto of first free end-paper.
Subject Terms:
Eld, George, d. 1624 -- Printer.
Horsemanship -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Diseases -- Treatment -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Jermingham, Charles Edward -- Bookplate.
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1618.
Eld, George, d. 1624, printer.

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