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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 twelfth time printed, corrected and augmented with above thirty new chapters, and forty new medicines heretofore never publish'd: all which in the author's life-time were concealed for his own benefit, being the most exact work that ever was published of this nature. To which is added by way of appendix, The country-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. An now in this impression is added the complete jockey; with methods for the training of horses up for racing: with their heats and courses, and manner of keeping, &c. With instructions to the buyers, to avoid cheating hor.
- Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
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Appendix containing the exactest receipts for curing all diseases in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, and all small cattel.
Complete jockey or the most exact rules and methods to be observed for the training up of race-horses.
London : printed by Evan Tyler and Ralph Holt, for John Wright, at the Crown on Ludgate Hill, and Thomas Passenger at the Three Bibles on London Bridge, 1681.
16 unnumbered pages, 80, 79-394 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 26, 47, that is, 49 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations
With an additional title page, engraved: Markhams maister:peece.
Pages 79-80 are repeated in numbering only.
Page 49 is misnumbered as 47 in the final sequence.
"An appendix containing the exactest receipts for curing all diseases in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, and all small cattel" has a separate title page, dated 1680, and pagination; register is continuous.
"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 1680, and pagination; register is continuous.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) M664.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1972:09) s1999 miun s