London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
WILLIAM CAVENDISH, DUKE OF NEWCASTLE
A New Method, and Extraordinary Invention, to dress Horses. London: Tho. Milbourn, 1667. 2° (title dust-soiled and with crudely-repaired tear at lower corner, A2 repaired at corner, occasional dust soiling elsewhere), contemporary mottled calf (rebacked, lower corners repaired).
FIRST EDITION of the Duke of Newcastle's second treatise on horsemanship. He described it as "neither a translation of the first, nor an absolutely necessary addition to it" (see ODNB). Huth p. 23; Wing N887.
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