The Anatomy of the Horse. Including a Particular Description of the Bones, Cartilages, Muscles, Fascias, Ligaments, Nerves, Arteries, Veins, and Glands. In Eighteen Tables, All Done from Nature.
Place of Publication: London, England
Brunet V, 571; Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 57; Huth, F.H. Works on horses and equitation, 42
Overall: 46 x 59.5 x 2 cm (18 1/8 x 23 7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 24 etchings
Not On View
(London: J. Purser, for the Author, 1766) Large oblong folio; 26 leaves, plus 24 plates; contemporary gray-green paper boards [rebacked in brown morocco; dark tan cloth box]
Anatomical illustrations of horses
London: J. Purse, for the Author, 1766
Inscription on front pastedown "[H/W?] Willoughby.. 1796"; Raphael King Ltd., London, from whom purchased by MFA, January 8, 1953.
William A. Sargent Fund