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Lot 5406: Markham / Jeffries THE CITIZEN AND COUNTRYMAN'S EXPERIENCED FARRIER 1764 First American Edition Antique Horse Breeding DiseasesPlatinum House
February 17, 2013
Ithaca, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Citizen and Countryman's Experienced Farrier. Containing I. The Most Best Approved Method of Ordering, Dieting, Exercising, Purging, Scouring and Cleansing of Horses: Also Choice Restoratives To Clear the Heart, Procure an Appetite, and To Clear the Lung and Pipes, so as To Strengthen Wind, and Give Large Breath to the Running or Race Horse. 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, as to Ordering, Keeping, &c. Also Mares, Colts and Stallions. V. A Sure and Certain Rule To Know the Age of Any Horse, from One Year to Ten, with Good Observations as He Further Advances in Years. VI. The Best and Experienced Way of Keeping the Common Hackney, or Hunting Horse, so as To Keep Him Lively, Cheerful, Free from Colds, Strains, Windgalls, and Gross Humours. VII. An Approved Method of Purging, Bleeding and Feeding Cattle; with Choice Approved Receipts for the Diseases They Are Incident to; with Signs To Know the Disease, and Directions for the Use of Medicines. To 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 Diseases.
Author: G. Jeffries, J. Markham
Publisher: James Adams
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 364 pages
Width: 5" Height: 7.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume has been rebound in blind-stamped full leather. Book shows very light external wear. Binding is firm. Endpapers are new. Work has facsimile title page and final two pages. Lightly age-toned pages display foxing throughout.
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