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The Anatomy of the Horse. Including a Particular Description of the Bones, Cartilages, Muscles, Fascias, Ligaments, Nerves, Arteries, Veins, and Glands. In Eighteen Tables, All Done from Nature.

London: J. Purse, for the Author, 1766


Inscription on front pastedown "[H/W?] Willoughby.. 1796"; Raphael King Ltd., London, from whom purchased by MFA, January 8, 1953.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 571; Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 57; Huth, F.H. Works on horses and equitation, 42

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 etchings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books