BLUNDEVILLE (THOMAS) The Foure Chiefest Offices Belonging to Horsemanship, 4 parts in one, 1597

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BLUNDEVILLE (THOMAS) The Foure Chiefest Offices Belonging to Horsemanship, 4 parts in one, 1597

Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 4,595) inc. premium
BLUNDEVILLE (THOMAS)
The Foure Chiefest Offices Belonging to Horsemanship, 4 parts in one, black letter, general and part titles within pictorial woodcut border, 53 full-page woodcuts of horse bits, several other illustrations including 2 pages of horse shoes, contents leaf at end laid down, short tear to margin of M2, 2 leaves lightly stained, approximately 10 running headlines just shaved but generally a very clean copy, ownership inscription "Andrew Philipps his book May the 20th, 1679", blindstamp on title and 2 other leaves, shelfmark on verso of title, half morocco by Chivers, rubbed [STC 3156], small 4to, Peter Short, 1597

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  • Includes "The art of riding," "The order of dieting of horses," and "The order of curing horses diseases", including a translation of Federico Grisone's Ordini de cavalcare.
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