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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74334

Author Beeton [Samuel Orchart Beeton 1831-1877 first publisher]
Title BEETON'S BOOK OF HOME PETS: showing how to rear and manage, in sickness and in health, birds, poultry, pigeons, rabbits, guinea-pigs, dogs, cats .. inhabitants of the aquarium, etc. Illustrated by upwards of two hundred woodcuts from designs principally by Harrison Weir, and several coloured illustrations from water-colour sketches mostly by the same artist. With a Chapter on Ferns.
PlacePub London
Publisher Ward, Lock and Tyler
Date 1870 approx.
Illustrations Colour plates (10) by W. Dickes and Harrison Weir + more than 200 woodcuts in text from designs mainly by Harrison Weir.
Description Octavo red roan spined boards (neatly rebacked in matching red cloth) xvi +832pp +[16]pp publisher's book list. Titlepage lacking 1cm at top cormer without loss of text, first few leaves a bit foxed then clean & crisp throughout. *Originally published in 1861 by S.O. Beeton (best known as publisher of his wife Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management). Well and profusely illustrated, surprisingly scarce in any edition.
Booknumber V74334
Price Price: GBP 75.00 or USD 97.00
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