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LAURENTIUS RUSIUS, Hippiatria sive Marescalcia (Book on the Health of Horses), in the Italian translation of ANTONIO DE BARLETTA, Liber de signis bonitatis et malitie equorum et de ipsorum infirmitatibus causis et curis (Book on the Signs of Health and Illness of Horses and on the Causes and Cures of their Diseases)
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BOOK DESCRIPTION: the best known and most widely read medieval work on veterinary science for horses. In Italian, manuscript on paper, Italy (Pavia?), c. 1530-1560. Dimensions: 360 x 250 mm.,52 folios on paper, complete, written in an Italic script (cancelleresca italica) in brown ink, red rubrics, decorated 5-line initial on f. 1 styled as a tree trunk and 2- to… Read more about this item
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