Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 520
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
Arredondo, Martín (1598-1670)
Obras de Albeyteria, Primera, Segunda, y Tercera Parte Aora Nuevamente Corregidas, y Añadidas.

Madrid: por Francisco de Hierro, 1723.

Folio, title page printed in red and black within typographical ornament border, large woodcut printer's device, ¶6, A-Z6, Aa-Ii6; two large woodcuts showing the horse's physical astrology (aka the zodiac horse) and another labeling its body parts; large woodcut head- and tail-pieces; bound in modern full calf, tooled in blind with gilt lettering; some browning and spotting to contents, damage to margins of first several signatures with some loss and some paper repairs; 11 x 7 1/2 in.

Arredondo's work on equine medicine includes an application of Galen's work to horses, the influence of astrology on the animals, and more, all presented in a practical treatise, with corrections and an index.

Rare at auction; two copies of this edition in Worldcat.