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

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 425 woodcuts

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


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


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