DE GREY (THOMAS) The Compleat Horseman and Expert Farrier
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DE GREY (THOMAS) The Compleat Horseman and Expert Farrier
Sold for £375 (US$ 612) inc. premium

Auction 20221: Sporting Sale
21 Jun 2012 11:00 BST

Edinburgh
Lot Details
DE GREY (THOMAS)
The Compleat Horseman and Expert Farrier, title within typographical border, one woodcut engraving, lacks frontispiece portrait of Charles I, contemporary sheep relaid, pinhole worming from rear, folio, [STC 12205], Printed by Thomas Harper, and to be sold by Lawrence Chapman, 1639

Footnotes

  • The first part is devoted to the breeding and raising of horses "for running as hunting, and how the rider ought to behave himselfe in the breaking and riding of colts, as also teaching the groome and keeper his true office", and the second to diseases of horses with their cures, listing hundreds of recipes.
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