Full contemporary vellum.
1669 · Rome
by Liberati, Francesco
Rome: Michele Hereole, 1669. Second revised and expanded edition.. Full contemporary vellum.. Very good; some light toning; one marginal tear along lower edge of plate.. 4to, , 224 pp. + large folding plate of a horse inserted. Collation: [#]2, a4, A-R4, S6, T-Z4, Aa-Ee4 [a4 inserted between #1 and #2; Dd2 is mis-signed Cc2].
Liberati's book is dedicated to the management of the horse, the illnesses, and finally, in this edition, a complete illustrated catalog of the brands of notable Italian families. The plate is the often reproduced illustration of a horse with the points of illness delineated. Cicognara, 4610 (Inventory #: 20007)