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The compleat horse-man, and expert ferrier : In two books. The first, shewing the best manner of breeding good horses, with their choice, nature, riding and dieting, as well for running as hunting, and how the rider ought to behave himself in the breaking and riding of colts; as also teaching the groom and keeper his true office, touching the horses and colts committed to his charge; and prescribing the best manner how a perfect stable ought to be situated and made; not heretofore so fully described by any. The second, directing the most exact and approved manner how to know and cure all maladies and diseases in horses: a work containing the secrets and best skill belonging either to ferrier, or horse-leach: the cures placed alphabetically; with hundreds of medicines never before imprinted in any author. Published at the earnest request of sundry noble and worthy gentlemen, for the general good and benefit of the nation. By Thomas de Gray, Esquire.

De Grey, Thomas.
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London : printed by J. R. and R. H. for Samuel Lowndes, and are to be sold by most booksellers, 1684.

Physical description

26 unnumbered pages, 224, 253 pages, 7 unnumbered pages



The fifth edition corrected, with some additions.


"Chap. IX. Sect. I.F." has separate pagination; register is continuous.
Reproduction of original in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

Publications note

Wing (CD-Rom, 1996) D860

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2352:10) s1999 miun s



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