Markham's master-piece revived containing all knowledge belonging to the smith, farrier, or horse-leach, touching the curing all diseases in horses. ... Divided into two books. The I. containing cures physical; the II. all cures chirurgical: together with the nature, use and quality of every simple mentioned through the whole work. Now the fifteenth time printed, corrected and augmented with above thirty new chapters, and forty new medicines heretofore never publisht. To which is added by way of appendix, The countrey-man's care for his other cattle, containing the exactest receipts for curing all diseases in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, and all smaller cattel, with many new additions. And now in this impression is added The complete jockey; containing methods for the training of horses up for racing; with their heats and courses, and manner of keeping, &c. Also instructions to the buyers, to avoid cheating horse-coursers; and all things necessary for gentlemen, and others. Never before made publick.
printed by John Richardson for M. Wotton and George Coniers, at the Three Daggers in Fleetstreet, near the Inner-Temple Gate, and at the Golden Ring in Little Brittain,
1694 [i.e. 1695]
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|Item Description:||With an additional title page, engraved, with title "Markhams maister:peece", and signed: Ren. Elstrak sculpsit.|
The first leaf bears a verse explaining the frontispiece, i.e. the engraved title page.
Pages 79-80 are repeated in numbering only.
"Markham's master-piece. The second book" and "An appendix, containing the exactest receipts for curing all diseases in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, and all small cattel" each have separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. "The appendix" is dated 1695.
"The complete jockey; or the most exact rules and methods to be observed for the training up of race-horses" has a separate title page, dated 1695, and begins new pagination on 5A1.
"The complete jockey" identified as Wing C5642 on UMI microfilm "Early English books, 1641-1700" reel 274.
Reproduction of the originals in the British Library and the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery ("The complete jockey" only).
|Physical Description:||, 80, 79-394, , 26, 49,  p. : ill.|