Cover of: Markham's master-piece by Gervase Markham
An edition of Markhams maister-peece (1615)

Markham's master-piece

containing all knowledge belonging to the smith, farrier, or horse-leach, touching the curing all diseases in horses. Drawn with great pains and approved experience, and the publick practice of the best horse-marshals in Christendom. Divided into two books. The I. Containing cures physical: The II. All cures chyrurgical. Together with the nature, use, and quality of every simple mentioned through the whole work. Now the nineteenth time printed, corrected and augmented, with above thirty new chapters, and forty new medicines, heretofore never published. To which is added, the exactest receipts for curing all diseases, in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, dogs, and all small cattle. Also the Compleat jockey. Containing methods for the training horses up for racing, with their heats and courses, and manner of keeping, &c. Also, instructions to avoid being cheated by horse-coursers. To which is added in this nineteenth impression, directions to preserve all sorts of cattle from all manner of diseases, and to feed cattle fat, without corn, hay, or grass. Also the way to improve St-Foin. With divers other things never before made publick.

The 19th impression corrected and enl. by the author Gervase Markham.
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An edition of Markhams maister-peece (1615)

Markham's master-piece

containing all knowledge belonging to the smith, farrier, or horse-leach, touching the curing all diseases in horses. Drawn with great pains and approved experience, and the publick practice of the best horse-marshals in Christendom. Divided into two books. The I. Containing cures physical: The II. All cures chyrurgical. Together with the nature, use, and quality of every simple mentioned through the whole work. Now the nineteenth time printed, corrected and augmented, with above thirty new chapters, and forty new medicines, heretofore never published. To which is added, the exactest receipts for curing all diseases, in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, dogs, and all small cattle. Also the Compleat jockey. Containing methods for the training horses up for racing, with their heats and courses, and manner of keeping, &c. Also, instructions to avoid being cheated by horse-coursers. To which is added in this nineteenth impression, directions to preserve all sorts of cattle from all manner of diseases, and to feed cattle fat, without corn, hay, or grass. Also the way to improve St-Foin. With divers other things never before made publick.

The 19th impression corrected and enl. by the author Gervase Markham.
  • 3.67 ·
  • 3 Ratings
  • 5 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading
  • 4 Have read

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London, And G. Conyers, at the Golden-Ring in Little Britain, and M. Wotton at the Cross Daggers in Fleet-Street

Edition Notes

Genre
Early works to 1800.

The Physical Object

Pagination
[8], 56, 65-72, 65-318, iii, 2-22, 2, 25-40, 49-64 p. :

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL13521639M
Internet Archive
markhamsmasterpi00mark
OCLC/WorldCat
54426796

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