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Creator:
Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592-1676.
Title:
Methode et invention nouvelle de dresser les chevaux / par le tres-noble, haut, et tres-puissant prince Guillaume marquis et comte de New-castle, vicomte de Mansfield, baron de Bolsover et Ogle, seigneur de Cavendish, Bothel et Hepvvell, pair d'angleterre; qui eut la charge & l'honneur d'étre gouverneur du serenissime prince de Galles en sa jeunesse, maintenant roy de la Grande-Bretagne; lieutenant pour le roy de la comté de Nottingham, & de la Forest de Shervvood; capitaine general en toutes les provinces outre la riviere de Trent, & autres endroits du royaume d'angleterre; gentil-homme de la chambre du lit du roy; conseillier d'etat & privé; chevalier du tres-noble Ordre de la Jartiere, &c. Oeuure, auquel on apprend à trauailler les cheuaux selon la nature, & parfaire la nature par la subtilité de l'art; traduit de l'anglois de l'auteur, par son commandement, enrichy de plusieures belles figures en taille douce.
Alternate Title(s):
New method and extraordinary invention to dress horses and work them according to nature. French
Published/Created:
A Anvers : Chez Iacques Meurs, l'an M.DC.LVIII [1658]
Physical Description:
[28], 271, [9], 19, [5] p., [1], 42 double leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2007 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Pieter de Jode, Peeter Clouwet, Pieter van Lisebetten, Cornelis van Caukercken, Lucas Vorsterman Jun., Adriaen Lommelin and Théodorus van Kessel; after Abraham van Diepenbeeck.
Signatures: [a]-g² A-4A² a-²f².
The preliminary unnumbered plate is an added engraved t.p.
"Transport des dits privileges" dated 1658.
With a final separately paginated section of "Additions".
Numerous woodcut diagrams and head- and tail-pieces within text throughout.
First published in Antwerp in French, translated from the author's original English manuscript.
Podeschi, J. B. Horse and horsemanship, 26
BAC: Gilt-tooled parchment binding with yap edges. Label with ms inscription "The Earl of Westmoreland 1856" pasted to inside of upper board.
Subject Terms:
Clark, Robert Sterling, d. 1956 -- Ownership (BEIN)
Horsemanship -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Horses -- Training -- Early works to 1800.
Meurs, Jacques -- Publisher
Westmorland, Francis William Henry, Earl of, 1825-1891 -- Bookplate
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1658.
Woodcuts -- 1658.
Contributors:
Diepenbeeck, Abraham van, 1596-1675, illustrator.
Jode, Pieter de, 1606-ca. 1674, engraver.
Clouwet, Peeter, 1629-1670, engraver.
Lisebetten, Pieter van, 1630-1678, engraver.
Caukercken, Cornelis van, 1626-1680, engraver.
Vorsterman, Lucas, 1624-ca. 1666, engraver.
Lommelin, Adriaen, b. 1636, engraver.
Kessel, Théodorus van, 1620-1693, engraver.
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