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The Citizen and Countryman's Experienced Farrier; by J. Markham, G. Jefferies, and Experienced Indians by  Gervase Markham - Hardcover - 1839 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and

The Citizen and Countryman's Experienced Farrier; by J. Markham, G. Jefferies, and Experienced Indians

by Markham, Gervase

Condition: Good +

Chambersburg , Pa: Thomas J. Wright, 1839. Hardcover. Good +. 332, [10] p.; 17 cm. Contemporary tree calf; leather spine label with gilt-tooled title: Experienced Farrier. Former owner's inscription on front fixed endpaper: John Burkholder's Book 1853. Name repeated on front free endpaper. "To the reader": signed C.D. Lesher. Includes Table of Drugs and Herbs, and Where They May Be Had, and index. Contents: I. The most and best approved method of ordering, dieting, exercising, purging, scowering, and cleansing of horses -- 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 of raising horses -- V. A sure and certain rule to know the age of any horse -- VI. The best and experienced way of keeping the common hackney -- VII. An approved method of purging, bleeding, and feeding cattle -- A valuable and fine collection of the surest and best receipts in the known world. The primary author, Gervase Markham (1568?-1637), was an English poet and writer. Although his best known work is The English Huswife (London, 1615), he was also a horse breeder, credited with having brought the first Arabian horse to England. A scarce Pennsylvania edition of this popular work. In Good+ Condition: loss of leather along front joint, for 3.5 cm. at tail of spine, and in sections of both boards; a few page corner creases; minor foxing; otherwise, clean and tight.


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