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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.
Contributors White, Robert, 1645-1703, engraver.
Flesher, Miles, fl. 1682-1687, printer.
Fletcher, Thomas, fl. 1677-1686, bookseller.
Classification Books & serials
Imprint 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 [14], 237, [1], 45, [7] p., XLIX leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 37 cm. (fol.)
Full Orbis Record http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1273318
Notes

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.


Printed marginalia.


Wing (2nd ed.), S4382


Arber's Term Cat., I, 508


ESTC, R14873


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.

Call Number SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 1 Oversize
SF765 .S63 1683+ Copy 2 Oversize
Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts
Subject Terms 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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