Markhams maister-peece· Or, VVhat doth a horse-man lacke : Containing all possible knowledge whatsoeuer which doth belong to any smith, farrier or horse-leech, touching the curing of all maner of diseases or sorrances in horses; drawne with great paine and most approued experience from the publique practise of all the forraine horse-marshals of Christendome, and from the priuate practise of all the best farriers of this kingdome. Being deuided into two bookes. The first containing all cures physicall. The second whatsoeuer belongeth to chirurgerie, with an addition of 130 most principall chapters, and 340 most excellent medicines, receits and secrets worthy euery mans knowledge, neuer written of, nor mentioned in any author before whatsoeuer. Together with the true nature, vse, and qualitie of euerie simple spoken of through the whole worke. Written by Geruase Markham Gentleman.
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- Markhams maister-peece
Second booke containing all cures chyrurgicall.
What doth a horse-man lacke.
Markhams maister-peece· Or, What doth a horse-man lacke.
- London : Printed by Nicholas Okes, and are to be sold by VVilliam VVelby, dwelling at the signe of the white Swan in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1610.
- Early English books online
1 online resource (, 392, 383-506,  pages, folded plate) : illustrations (woodcuts)
- Horses -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
- The author's name appears after the edition statement on the title page.
The first leaf is blank.
"The second booke containing all cures chyrurgicall" has separate dated title page; register and pagination are continuous.
The folded plate is a woodcut of a horse, with the sites of specific diseases and injuries numbered.
With two final contents leaves.
A variant (STC 17376.5) has Arthur Johnson's name as bookseller in the imprint.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1279:9) s1999 miun s
- Cited in:
- STC (2nd edition) 17376.
Poynter, F.N.L. Markham, 20.1.
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