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1 September 2008
The Hunter. A Discourse of Horsemanship: directing the right way to breed, keep, and train a horse, for ordinary hunting and plates. Oxford: by L. Lichfield for Nicholas Cox, 1685. 8°, late 19th-century red half calf, longitudinal black morocco lettering-piece (extremities lightly rubbed, endpapers browned). Provenance: Rt. Hon. Dodgson Hamilton Madden (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. Mellon/Podeschi 33: "the work has been attributed to its publisher, Nicholas Cox, but Langbaine is generally acknowledged to be the author"; Schwerdt I, p. 258 and IV, p. 24; Wing L374.
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