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The citizen and countryman's experienced farrier : to all which is added : a valuable and fine collection of the surest and best receipts in the known world for the cure of all maladies and distempers that are incident to horses of what kind soever, with directions to know what is the ailment, or disease / by J. Markham, G Jefferies, and discreet Indians.

Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
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MDCCXCVII [1797]
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Publication/Creation

Baltimore : Printed by Samuel Sower, MDCCXCVII [1797]

Physical description

viii, 9-317 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 17 cm (12mo)

Publications note

Evans 32419
Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 288
ESTC (RLIN) W41612
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1192

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1958. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

Notes

J. Markham = Gervase Markham
"To the reader"--p. iii, signed: J--.M--. [i.e., John Millis]
First published in Wilmington, Del., in 1764
"A table of drugs and herbs, and where they may be had"--pp. 295-300
Includes index
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-V⁶ W⁶, 2A-2B⁶ (2B6 blank)
NLM copy has dated (Baltimore, 1802) MS. remedy for whooping cough on verso of back fly-leaf.
Film 633 reel 63 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 63, no. 1192).

Contents

(from t.p.) containing I. The most best approved method of ordering, dieting ... and cleansing of horses: also choice restoratives ... II. A certain sure method to know the true state of any horse's body, as to sickness or health. III. The true shape of a horse explained; with choice directions for buying. IV. An experienced and approved method for raising of horses ... V. A sure ... rule to know the age of any horse ... VI. The best... way of keeping the common hackney, or hunting horse ... VII. An approved method of purging, bleeding and feeding cattle : with ... receipts for the diseases they are incident to ..

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