Hints about home and farm favourites for pleasure, prizes, and profit.

London and New York, Frederick Warne, 1889.

Small 8vo, pp. 142, xviii (advertisements); a fine copy in contemporary pictorial green cloth lettered gilt; ownership inscription inked to half-title.


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First edition of this charming work on the care of pets, with chapters on dogs, cats, poultry, rabbits, goats, ferrets, monkeys, guinea-pigs, ‘fancy rats’, and tortoises, as well as on ‘monkeys as pets’. The book is dedicated to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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