c1896 The Dog, Its Varieties and Management in Health
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
Revised edition in original publisher's binding of The Dog, a guidebook on pet maintenance and welfare. Originally by 'Stonehenge' (John Henry Walsh) and revised by George Armitage.
Contents of the book include dog characteristics, dog varieties, respiratory system diseases, poisons. It also includes a chapter on 'useful companions', listing popular breeds of dog at the time.
Gold engraved lettering to the front boards and spine. Illustration of a dog to the front board.
Includes 16 monochrome plates and various illustrations throughout the text. Collated, complete.
No dust wrapper present.
In original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. There is some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. The spine is slightly discoloured with some wear. The boards are slightly marked. The illustration to the front board is slightly faded. Hinges are starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with the very occasional spot.
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