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Vial de Sainbel, Charles, 1753–1793

Elements of the veterinary art : containing an essay on the proportions of the celebrated eclipse : six lectures on farriery, or the art of horse-shoeing, and on the diseases of the foot : an essay on the grease, which obtained the prize given by the Royal Society of Medicine : an essay on the glanders : and observations on the gripes : the whole illustrated with nine anatomical, geometrical, and mechanical engravings / by Charles Vial de Sainbel, late equerry to the King and Professor to the Veterinary College ; to which is prefixed, a short account of his life.

Additional Title(s):

Works. 1797

The third edition.
London : Printed for J. Wright, 169, Piccadilly, 1797.
Physical Description:
29, [1], 83, [1], 2, [3], vi-xii, [5], ii-iii, [2], 6-202, [2]; 127, [1] pages, [2], III, 2, III-IV leaves of plates (4 folded) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF765 .V53 1797
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Leney, Matt Haughton, and Robert Field; aftet Richard Lawrence.
With an initial dedication leaf.
The account of Sainbel's life is probably by Granville Penn. See: ESTC.
English short title catalogue, T129098
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 74
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary black speckled brown calf; black leather label with gold lettering on spine. Bookplate: John Rutherfurd, Esq. of Edgerston. British Art Center imperfect: lacks pages 65-72 of Six lectures on the elements of farriery.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Case Reports -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Case reports -- Early works to 1800.
Horses -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Horseshoeing -- Early works to 1800.
Rutherford, John -- Bookplate.
Veterinary medicine -- Case reports -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1797.
Aquatints -- 1797.
Penn, Granville, 1761-1844.
Leney, William Satchwell, 1769-1831, engraver.
Haughton, Matthew, (Engraver), engraver.
Field, Robert, 1769?-1819, engraver.
Lawrence, Richard, active 1801-1816, illustrator.
Wright, J. (John), 1770?-1844, publisher.

  • Consists of 'An essay on the proportions of Eclipse', 'Six lectures on the elements of farriery', both of the third edition, and 'The posthumous works of Charles Vial de Sainbel, consisting of ... an essay on the grease, ' each with a separate title page, pagination and register.

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