Mediciues for horses.
- Additional Title(s):
Medicines for horses.
- [London] : [William Copland], [approximately 1565?]
- Physical Description:
-  pages : illustration ; 19 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF743 .M44 1565Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Second English book on the horse. See: Podeschi.
Entered in Stationers' Register to J. Rowbotham, 1564-65. See: STC.
Date and publisher from STC.
Podeschi cites date as ca. 1530.
With a large woodcut illustration on the title page.
Signatures: A-C⁴ D² (C1 signed D1).
Podeschi, J. B. Horse and horsemanship, 6
STC (2nd ed.) 20439.7
Luborsky & Ingram. Engl. illustrated books, 1536-1603, 20439.7
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: leaves D1 and D2 supplied in facsimile. Bound in modern brown morocco, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London.
"The paragraphs in the text are numbered i-lxviii. The first twenty of these paragraphs have to do with the characteristics of a good horse and with the training of horses; the rest of the work is devoted to equine medicine."--Podeschi.
A portion of the text is taken directly from Berners' Boke of St. Albans. The properties of a good horse are described with the same fifteen characteristics as taht earlier book, "thre of a manne, thre of a woman, three of an hare, three of a [fox], and three of an asse."
- Subject Terms:
- Horses -- Early works to 1800.Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
- Woodcuts -- 1565.
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