The citizen and countryman's experienced farrier. [electronic resource] : Containing, I. The most best approved method of ordering, dieting, exercising, purging, scouring, and cleansing of horses: also choice restoratives to chear the heart, procure an appetite, and to clear the lungs and pipes, so as to strengthen wind, and give large breath to the running or race-horse. II. A certain sure method to know the true state of any horse's body, as to sickness or health. III. The true shape of a horse explained: with choice directions for buying. IV. An experienced and approved method for raising of horses, as to ordering, keeping, &c. Also mares, colts and stalions. V. A sure and certain rule to know the age of any horse, from one year to ten, with good observations as he further advances in years. VI. The best and experienced way of keeping the common hackney, or hunting horse, so as to keep him lively, chearful, free from colds, strains, windgalls, and gross humours. VII. An approved method of purging, bleeding and feeding cattle; with choice approved receipts for the diseases they are to incident to; with signs to know the disease, and directions for the use of medicines. : To all which is added, a valuable and fine collection of the surest and best receipts in the known world for the cure of all maladies and distempers that are incident to horses of what kind soever, with directions to know what is the ailment, or desease. / By J. Markham, G. Jefferies, and discreet Indians.

Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637., author
[Wilmington, Del.] : London, printed;-----and, Wilmington, re-printed, and sold by James Adams, at his printing-office,, 1764.
1 online resource (ix, 10-364 pages)
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 9718.

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Horses -- Diseases.
Veterinary medicine.
Cattle -- Diseases.
Place of Publication:
United States Delaware Wilmington.
"To the reader."--p. iii, signed: J.M. [John Millis].
Recommendation on pages 4, signed by William Pennock and three others; dated: Third month 22, 1763.
Error in paging: pages 351 misnumbered 151.
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Evans 9718
Rink, E. Delaware, 23
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1191
Jefferies, G. (George), 1704-1763.
Millis, John, ed.
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