The Pig a treatise on the Breeds Management Feeding and Medical Treatment of Swine with directions for salting pork and curing bacon and hams illustrated with engravings drawn from life by William Harvey Esq. 1st Edition 1847

Youatt, William


Place Published: b&w engravings
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1847
Illustrator: b&w engravings
Size: 8vo

The scarce 1st Edition (later published in the US as “The Hog?.” 1850’s) of Youatt’s treatise on the pig, referencing zoological definitions, early history, wild boar, swine in America, Scotland etc, anatomy, diseases, feeding, piggeries, and including notes on curing ham, pickling pork, salting; b&w frontispiece engraving with tissue-guard, illustrated title page, b&w text engravings throughout by William Harvey; original cloth boards with blind-embossed swine to front and rear, and with like decorative borders; this copy re-backed in tan cloth retaining original gilt titling, new endpapers; original prelims and text block foxed, light-medium foxing throughout, corners of boards knocked and with some wear, o.w. Good.

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