London: Car. Harper, 1699.
First Johnson edition. title printed in red and black. , 201,  p. 8vo ( 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches). Bound in contemporary speckled calf, original label on spine, joints a bit cracked. Signed E. Lib Guil. Wynne Wing G1582; ESTC R24352; Schwerdt I, P. 217. Item #312012
In addition to Grattius's ancient poem on hunting annotated by Thomas Johnson, this edition also includes Fracastoro's (1478-1553) Alcon, Caius's (1510-1573) De Canibus Britannicis, on the raising of British hunting dogs; and Demetrius Pepagomenus's (1200-1300) Cynosophium Liber de Cura Canum
A collection of works on the use, management and care of dogs.
Title page in red and black.
The word "Kynosophion" on title page is in Greek characters.
Each work preceeded by a divisional title page on leaves G5r, K3r, L1r, M6v, and M7r.
"Cynosophium. Liber de cura canum" in Greek and Latin on facing pages.
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