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The Ox: His Diseases and Their Treatment. With an Essay on Parturition in the Cow.

By J. R. Dobson

1864

Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green : London

8" by 5"

x, 292pp [2pp advertisement] [32pp publisher's advertisements].

 

 

 

DETAILS

A very scarce first edition copy of 'The Ox: His Diseases and Their Treatment', copiously illustrated throughout.

A fascinating nineteenth century work on the anatomy and diseases of the Ox, with an additional essay on 'Parturition in the Cow'. Collated, complete with fifty illustrations and two plates, one of which (the frontispiece) is coloured. Featuring a bookplate of 'W. A. Bingham' to the front pastedown, a prior owner's ink inscription dated '1950' to the front free endpaper, and another dated '1865' to the title page. This copy contains thirty two pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear of the text.

CONDITION

In a cloth binding. Externally, very smart. Slightly bumped to extremities and head and tail of spine, resulting in small splits. Faint sunning to upper extremity of rear board. Slight marking to boards and spine. Hinges split, showing chords , but firm. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, offset to front free-endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper dated '1950'. Internally generally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout. The odd spot to the occasional page. Pages very slightly age toned to edges. Prior owner's contemporary ink inscription dated '1865' to title page.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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