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Lot 0234 Details

Description
Heading: (Animal Husbandry - Pigs)
Author: Ellsworth, Henry W.
Title: The American Swine Breeder, A Practical Treatise on the Selection, Rearing and Fattening of Swine
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:Weeks, Jordan and Company
Date Published: 1840
Description:


304 pp. With frontispiece wood engravings of the Berkshire and the Improved Chinese Hog. With additional double-page frontispiece ground plan of a piggery, other woodcuts in text. (Small 8vo) original blindstamped purple cloth. First Edition.



A manual from the publisher's Farmers' Series. Institutional plates on front endpapers.

Condition
Spine sunned, cloth faded somewhat, light wear; a few chips to endpapers, some foxing; about very good.
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Estimate $400 - $600Jul 09, 2020
Starting Price $200
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