DE GREY (THOMAS) The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier

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Lot 280
DE GREY (THOMAS)
The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier

Sold for £ 1,440 (US$ 1,982) inc. premium
ENGLISH LITERATURE and NATURAL SCIENCES
The Property of a Gentleman
DE GREY (THOMAS)
The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier, first edition, engraved frontispiece equestrian portrait of Charles I by W. Marshall, title within typographical border, one large woodcut illustration, without final blank, frontispiece slightly creased, ink smudge on first leaf of text, very small hole touching pagination numeral of one leaf, modern calf [STC 12206; Podeschi 23], folio, Printed by Thomas Harper, and are to be Sold by Nicholas Vavasour, 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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