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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
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.