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Warhafftige und Eygentliche Contrafactur und Formen der Zeümung und gebiss zu allerley mängeln unnd undterrichtung der Pferdt

1562
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, Author Hans Kreutzberger (Germany, 16th century)


Place of Publication: Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 1397; Lipperheide 2895m; Lipperheidesche Kostumbibliothek (2nd ed.), Tc7

Dimensions

Overall: 32.3 x 22.7 x 4.8 cm (12 11/16 x 8 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.271

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 425 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Augsburg] For the author, 1562) Folio; 206 leaves, plus 43 leaves of manuscript; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped calf (device of galloping horse on upper cover), brown cloth box.

Illustrations of horse bits and bridles; several folding plates show horses standing with their handlers; the last plate shows several tools for fashioning horseshoes, bits, etc.


Augsburg: For the author, 1562

Provenance

Early shelf list and inventory numbers inside front cover; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, March 11, 1948.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund