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To learn more about the engraver of the 17th-century head-piece pictured to the left, see the IN BRIEF biography for Wenceslaus Hollar.

There is further discussion of William Cavendish and the English edn. of his influential book of horsemanship (known to an American audience through such admirers as Thomas Tryon) in the editor’s introduction to the digital reissue (2014) of Thomas Tryon’s The Planter’s Speech to his Neighbours & Country-Men of Pennsylvania, East & West-Jersey ... (1684) at the subdomain known as Roses.
  This companion website also includes material on Newcastle’s mercantilist philosophies and policy recommendations for a Caroline welfare state that would be both prosperous and secure.

William Cavendish’s MS. Letter to Charles II is available as an original She-philosopher.​com e-publication. See the digital edition, Lib. Cat. No. WC1650s.

William Cavendish’s Letter of Instructions to Prince Charles for his Studies, Conduct, and Behaviour is also available as an original She-philosopher.​com e-publication. See the digital edition, Lib. Cat. No. WC1638.

For more on the marquess of Newcastle’s rhetorical practice, see the Editor’s Introduction for Lib. Cat. No. THOB1637 — She-philosopher.​com’s digital reissue of Thomas Hobbes’ textbook of rhetorized psychology, A Briefe of the Art of Rhetorique (1st edn., 1637).

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First Published:  February 2012
Revised (substantive):  19 February 2019


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S O R R Y,  but this page — recounting the marquess of Newcastle’s experience with the seeming “hundred several trades” involved in publishing his sumptuous book of horsemanship at Antwerp in 1657 — is still under construction.

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^ 17th-century head-piece, showing six boys with farm tools, engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607–1677).

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