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Lafosse, Philippe-Etienne, 1738-1820


Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux, orné de soixante et cinq planches gravées avec soin / Par M. LaFosse, Hippiatre.


A Paris : Chez Edme, Libraire, rue des Carmes, au College de Presle. Et chez l'Auteur, rue de l'Éperon




Dedication with Charles-Eugene de Lorraine, the dedicatee's, engraved coat of arms on recto of ³pi2; engraved by Hubert.
Engraved head-pieces after Le Carpentier by Delaunay, Hubert, Levilain, Lucas, Mlle Massard, Mesnil, and Michel; woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials; some catch words included sporadically.
Engraved portrait of the author on verso of ²pi² by J. Baptiste Michel after Harguinier.
Engraved title page vignette by B.L. Prevost.
Engravings by a number of different artists, after Le Carpentier, Harguinier, LaFosse and Sollier.
Errata on last page.
Frontispiece after half title on pi2 of an anatomical theatre with dogs engraved by Prevost after Sollier.
Pagination errors: p. 141-148, 211, 252-253, 256-352 are misnumbered as 131-138, 111, 242-243 and 246-342 respectively; plate XXIII misnumbered as XXXIII, plate XLIV misnumbered XLVI and appears before 44 and XLV, plate XLVII appears after plate LXIX.
Plate [I] is unnumbered engraved frontespiece, Plate [II] is engraved author portrait; headpieces are numbered in sequence with plates in volume.
Signatures: pi² ²pi² (-²pi2) ³pi² A-C² ²A-C² D-5H² 5I²( -5I2) a² b²( -b2) (versos of pi1,2 and recto of ²pi1 are blank).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.) III, 765
Huth, F.H. Works on horses and equitation, 46
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 61
MU-HSL: Vet copy is bound in contemporary reversed calf; front upper right corner has been repaired with new suede binding material.


SF951 .L33 1772


Horses -- Anatomy
Horses -- Anatomy -- Early works to 1800
Horse Diseases
Horses -- anatomy & histology
Catchwords -- France -- 18th century
Early works
Engravings -- France -- 18th century
Errata lists (Publishing) -- France -- 18th century
Reversed leather bindings -- France -- 18th century


Aveline, François-Antoine, 1718-1780, engraver
Baquoy, Pierre Charles, 1759-1829, engraver
Beurlier, Charles, engraver
Delaunay, Nicolas, 1739-1792, engraver
Du Mesnil, Elie, 1726 or 1728-, engraver
Fessard, Claude Mathieu, 1740-1803?, engraver
Harguinier, active 1763-1768, artist
Juillet, Jacques, 1739-, engraver
Lambesc, Charles-Eugène de Lorraine, prince de, 1751-1823, dedicatee
Lecarpentier, Charles Jacques François, 1744-1822, artist
Michel, Jean-Baptiste, 1748-1804, engraver
Prévost, Benoît Louis, approximately 1735-1804?, engraver
Rapenot, Edme, 1724-1778, bookseller
Sollier, Claude Florentin, -1784, artist


[10], xi, [1], 402, vi pages, [74] leaves of plates (17 folded) : illustrations (engravings), coat of arms, portraits ; 52 cm (fol.)