Over-sized hardbound (quarto). Purple cloth binding shows light wear to the extremities. Sunning of the spine. The text/photo pages are tight and clean with no marks. Some light foxing to the front and rear blank end sheets and to the photo frontis. No other foxing to the text block. The last thirty or so pages nicked by water at the extreme bottom foredge with a faint tideline and a slight rippling of the pages at that site. No name of previous owner. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: History of Hereford Cattle: Proven ...
Publisher: T.F.B. Sotham
Publication Date: 1902
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description T.F.B. Sotham, EB, 1902. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Hardcover. 4to. T. F. B. Sotham. 1902. 592 pgs. Illustrated with Color / Black and White Plates. First Edition/First Printing. Publisher's purple/blue grained cloth, gilt title on spine, gilt title and vignette on the upper board. Boards have wear present to the extremities of the boards (sunning present to the extremities, scuff marks present to the boards). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Miller's definitive work on Hereford cattle which he finished just before his death on 1900. The origin of the Hereford has been lost over time but it is generally agreed that it was founded on the draught ox descended from the small red cattle of Roman Briton and from a large Welsh breed once numerous along the border of England and Wales. Herefords have taken their name from the county Herefordshire, an historic agricultural region of England where this breed has evolved. EB; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 592 pages. Seller Inventory # 52211