Markhams Maister-Peece [Master-piece]. Contayning [containing] All Knowledge belonging to the Smith, Farrier, or Horse-Leech, touching the Curing of all Diseases in Horses: Drawne with great paine, and most approved experience, from publicke practise of all the Forraine Hose-Marshals in Christendome; and from the private practice of all the best Farriers of this Kingdome. Being Divided into two Bookes….


[10], 601, [12] pages, 5 plates and illustrated title page, folding plate provided in facsimile, further woodcuts in text, illlustrated head and tailpieces

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Author(s) Markham, Gervase
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Printed by Nicholas and Iohn [John] Okes
Published Date 1636
Signature Information N/A
Size octavo, 19 cm x 15 cm
Book Condition Rebound with new endpapers, folding plate and p337/338 missing and provided in facsimiles, some pagination errors (78/79 for 94/95, 125 for 127, 399 for 299, 428 for 421, 446/447 for 486/487), damage to gutter between p333-336 with small tears to inner edge of pages, small mark to top corner of pages 129-295, inscriptions to prelims, title page and letter press to frontispiece, one annotation in a margin, and occasional spots to pages, pencilled name to verso of title page to Book 2, good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Full morocco, blindstamped borders and decoration to front, five raised bands and red title label with gilt lettering to spine