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Creator:
Lafosse, Philippe-Etienne, 1738-1820.
Title:
Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux : orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soin / Par M. Lafosse, hippiatre.
Alternate Title(s):
Cours d'hippiatrique
Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux
Published/Created:
A Paris : Chez Edme, libraire, rue des Carmes, au College de Presle, et chez l'auteur, rue de l'Éperon, M.DCC.LXXII [1772]
Physical Description:
[6] p., xvij, [1], xj, [1], 402, vj p., [72] leaves of plates : ill. ; 54 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2007 4
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Signatures: [pi]⁴ (-[pi]1) a-c² e⁴ (-e4) A-C² ²A-5I² (-5I2) ²a-²b² (-²b2).
Engravings by Claude Mathieu Fessard, Charles Louis Lingée, Louis Bosse, Jean Charles Baquoy, Robert Bénard, Jacques Juillet, Michel and others; after Harguinier and the author.
LXV numbered illustrations, of which 2 are uncolored engraved frontispieces (one an engraved portrait of the author), 56 are hand-colored engraved plates (16 on double leaves, of which 7 are folded) and 7 are hand-colored engravings within text.
Printed in Châlons by Seneuze.
With a preliminary half-t.p.
Includes bibliographical footnotes and index.
BAC: Gilt-tooled red morocco binding; text block edges gilded; blue wash end-papers. Bookseller's ticket of Pierre Berès Paris on inside of upper board.
BAC: Copy has quires A-C bound between quire [pi] and quire a.
Podeschi, J. B. Horse and horsemanship, 61
Subject Terms:
Edmé -- Publisher (BAC RB)
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1772 (BAC RB)
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1772 (BAC RB)
Horses -- Anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Seneuze -- Printer (BAC RB)
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut, Colored -- Specimens -- 1772 (BAC RB)
Contributors:
Harguinier, active 1763-1768, illustrator.
Fessard, Claude Mathieu, 1740-, engraver.
Lingée, Charles Louis, 1748-1819, engraver.
Bosse, Louis, engraver.
Baquoy, Jean Charles, 1721-1777, engraver.
Bénard, Robert, 1734-, engraver.
Juillet, Jacques, 1739-, engraver.
Michel, active 1767-1780, engraver.
Lafosse, Philippe-Etienne, 1738-1820, illustrator.
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