1681 HORSES Equestrian Veterinary Medicine Equine Surgery Racing Jockeys English

HALFPENNY, John

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A rare 17th-century printing of ‘Gentleman’s Jokey’, perhaps the most famous collection of information on horses and veterinary medicine from that era. The unnamed author of this 1681 edition offers advice on how to cure horse sores, colds, irritated skin, and injury treatments. This work is often attributed to Gervase Markham or John Halfpenny.

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1681 HORSES Equestrian Veterinary Medicine Equine Surgery Racing Jockeys English

 

A rare 17th-century printing of ‘Gentleman’s Jokey’, perhaps the most famous collection of information on horses and veterinary medicine from that era. The unnamed author of this 1681 edition offers advice on how to cure horse sores, colds, irritated skin, and injury treatments. This work is often attributed to Gervase Markham or John Halfpenny.

 

Item number: #9631

Price: $599

 

HALFPENNY, John

 

The gentleman’s jockey and approved farrier: instructing in the natures, causes, and cures of all diseases incident to horses: with an exact and easie method of breeding, buying, dieting, and otherwise ordering all sorts of horses, as well for common and ordinary use, as the heats and course: with divers other curiosities collected by the long practice, experience and pains

 

London: Printed for Marcy Browning, near the Royal Exchange, 1681.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [3], 1, [2], 5, [1], 7-220, [6]
  • References: Wing H 283F
    • Wing attributes John Halfpenny as author
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate
    • Captain Thomas Vernon Booth-Jones of Hale Park, Hampshire
      • He fought in the First World War. He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Berkshire Regiment.
      • He fought in the Second World War.
      • He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Hampshire.
      • He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Hampshire.
      • He lived at Hale Park, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 10cm)
    • Very rare and desirable

 

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9631

Categories

Medicine & Science

Other

Authors

HALFPENNY, John

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete