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THE FARRIERíS AND HORSEMANíS DICTIONARY,
[Wallace, Thomas].

THE FARRIERíS AND HORSEMANíS DICTIONARY,

being a compleat system of horsemanship. Containing I. Directions for the knowledge of horses, or instructions how to make a right judgment of their goodness or imperfections ... An explanation of all those terms of art, either in the medicinal or chirurgical practice of farriers, &c. The whole digested into an easy alphabetical order, and useful for all, either farriers, or dealers in horses, whose business, or gentlemen, whose diversion and inclination calls them to an acquaintance with that useful and noble creature. By N.B. Philippos. London : printed for J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, C. Rivington, J. Hooke, F. Clay, J. Batley, and E. Symon 1726.
1st Ed. viii + 454pp. + [i]. 2 dec. chapter headings, dec. initial letter. Ex-libris W. Godwin, some light browning, upper leading corner with progressive dampstain from pp.315 onwards, contemporary blind tooled calf, minor wear, some restoration to corners, nicely rebacked with gilt rule edged raised bands and gilt lettered title label to spine. ESTC T114736. ĎB. Philippos is a pseudonym. Philippos is transliterated from the Greek. With a final leaf of advertisements.í Perkins 1854 lists the third edition and attributes it to Thomas Wallis; Fussell (I. p.116) described the work as anonymous. Halkett and Laing attribute it to Thomas Wallace.
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