|Title||The anatomy of an horse : containing an exact and full description of the frame, situation and connexion of all his parts, (with their actions and uses) exprest in forty nine copper-plates : to which is added an appendix, containing two discourses: the one, of the generation of animals; and the other, of the motion of the chyle, and the circulation of the bloud / by Andrew Snape, Jun. Farrier to His Majesty.|
|Creator||Snape, Andrew, b. 1644.|
White, Robert, 1645-1703, engraver.
Flesher, Miles, fl. 1682-1687, printer.
Fletcher, Thomas, fl. 1677-1686, bookseller.
|Classification||Books & serials|
London : Printed by M. Flesher for the Authour, and are to be sold by T. Flesher at the Angel and Crown in S. Paul's Church-yard, An. Dom. 1683.
|Physical Description||, 237, , 45,  p., XLIX leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 37 cm. (fol.)|
|Full Orbis Record||http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1273318|
The illustrations are chiefly taken from the woodcuts in Carlo Ruini's book on the anatomy of the horse (cf Podeschi).
With engraved frontispiece portrait (A1v) of the author signed: R. White delin. et sculp:.
Signatures: A-Z⁴ 2A-2H⁴ 2I² 3A-3F⁴ 3G².
T.p. enclosed in a plain rule-border.
Wing (2nd ed.), S4382
Arber's Term Cat., I, 508
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 31
"The appendix, containing two discourses: the one, of the generation of animals; and the other, of the motion of the chyle, and the circulation of the bloud. By the same author" has divisional half-title on leaf 3A1r and begins new pagination.
Final leaves bear contents and errata.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, both bound in sprinkled calf and rebacked. Copy 1 has armorial bookplate of Watkin Williams Esqr. of Pembedr in the county of Denbigh. Inscribed: Richard Mostyn. Copy 2 inscribed: Mar. 1. 1723 Collat. & perfect J Wright; Fawsyde, Bervie, N.B.
SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 1 Oversize
SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 2 Oversize
|Collection||Rare Books and Manuscripts|
Horses -- Anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Veterinary anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Blood -- Circulation -- Early works to 1800.
|Form Genre Terms||Engravings -- 1683.|
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