Item #31197 The Compleat Jockey; Or the most exact Rules and Methods to be observ'd in Training up of Race-Horses [etc.]. Gervase Markham.
The Compleat Jockey; Or the most exact Rules and Methods to be observ'd in Training up of Race-Horses [etc.]

The Compleat Jockey; Or the most exact Rules and Methods to be observ'd in Training up of Race-Horses [etc.]

London: Woodstock Press; produced by Hugh J. Schonfield, 1933. Reprint (1st pub. 1681). Hardcover. 93p, 1 small ill. One of 500 copies (480 for sale), out of series. No jacket (as issued?). Some old tape and tape stains on front endpapers. Very good except for tape stains. Item #31197

Considered the first English text on horse racing, originally added to the 1681 edition of Markham's Maister-Peece. This reprint was its first separate publication. It treats racehorse conditioning and care, and how to avoid being cheated or tricked by horse dealers. (Poynter 20.12) Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $45.00

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