262 Years Old Medicus Hippologicus
Winter (von Adlersflügel), Georg Simon. Wolerfahrner Pferd=Artzt, Welcher gründlich lehret, wie man der Pferde Complexion, Natur und Alter erkennen, alle inner= und äusserliche Kranckheiten curiren, und die gesunden Pferde vor allen bevorstehenden Mängeln præserviren solle (Well-experienced Horse Physician, Who instructs thoroughly how to diagnose the Horses’ Complexion, Nature, and Age, cure all Interior and External Diseases, and preserve the Sound Horses from all Imminent Deficiencies.) Furnished with an appendix of some rare
medicines found excellently well for young foals
and improved through and through, and enlarged by the most well-tried arcanis, by Valentin Trichter, well-installed Riding Master of the Republic of Nuremberg. Embellished with plenty necessary engravings, that is with
44 folded engravings on 35 plates .
Nuremberg, Joh. Andreas Endter, 1757. 20 unpag. leaves title, preface, contents, 838 pp., 9 unpag. leaves index. Contemporary calf-binding.
In German. – Title in red & black. – The FIRST EDITION CONDUCTED BY TRICHET for the original publisher of this classic, published in folio for the first time in 1678 and long-lived up to the German edition Philadelphia 1840, whose engravings, lead by a
plate of instruments of 10⅞ × 15⅛ in (27.5 × 38.5 cm), are dedicated to anatomic details, clinical + treatment pictures and here corresponding in number and kind with those of the first edition (double full-size plate with instruments + 45 text engravings), here besides three not counted with numbered I-XLI and if applicable joined to larger plates as appropriate to the text. – The
“Richly illustrated horse medicine with many recipes”
(Bibliotheca Hippologica I. H. Anderhub, 1963, no. 367 [this edition])
in decidedly fine copy ,
only particularly inner front cover & fly-leaf and already negligibly still the title foxed, otherwise only occasional mostly just tiny spots and isolated impression. Introduction with decreasing small worm trace in the lower inner margin as also at the slightly worn-out capitals of the back. The edges of the front cover pushed.
Offer no. 15,148 / EUR 1380. / export price EUR 1311. (c. US$ 1585.) + shipping
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