Illustrated Stock Doctor and Live-Stock Encyclopaedia; Plus Australian Supplement
Sydney, Australia, McNeill & Coffee Publishers. 1882, Re-Issue. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Full Title. The Illustrated Stock Doctor and Live-Stock Encyclopaedia including Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine and Poultry, with all the facts concerning the various breeds and their characteristics, breaking, training, sheltering, buying, selling, profitable use, and general care, and all diseases to which they are subject The causes, how to know, and what to do; etc.. Also, the recent, approved, humane methods for the care of stock, the prevention of any disease, and restoration of health. To which has been added ‘A Complete History of Bees’, etc. Additional 16 page Australian supplement bound in at rear. Supplementary there is a teeth chart to tell age of Horses laid in and a 4 page Broadsheet, advertising. The Cyclopedia of Livestock and other livestock publications. Not Dated  from text of the Australian Supplement. Tan cloth with Brown and bright Gilt decorative front cover and spine, blind embossed rear cover. Bevilled edges, green eps with leaf decoration, nice engraved frontis illus of a farmyard scene with clean tissue guard, 1082 pages with over 400 illus including, chromo litho (colour), steel engraved and wood blocks, fold out teeth chart for cattle. Plus 16 pages supplement. CONDITION. Rubbed to spine, edges and tips with bumped cnrs buffed through cloth to bottom cnrs and 2 small spots to rear of spine, internally bright and clean with light expected toning for age, tear to last page of supplement with no loss, horse chart moth eaten to one edge of fold causing slit in two places, advertising insert ruffled to edges. Heavy book is Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14555
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 155.5 | £UK 140 | JP¥ 18850]