The Pet Book

Comstock, Anna Botsford

Published by The Comstock Publishing Company, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., 1914
Condition: Good Hardcover
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First edition. Hard cover. No jacket. 310 pages including index. With black and white photos and illustrations throughout, as well as a color frontispiece, protected by tissue, of six species of parrots. Geared toward children, this work offers information on keeping various animals for pets, from cats and dogs to woodchucks, raccoons, skunks, various types of birds, reptiles, etc. Anna Comstock was an early promoter of nature education, and was recognized posthumously for her work in this field. The book is in GOOD condition. Somewhat moderate soiling, mostly ingrained dust, to the covers. Uneven heavy fading, especially to the spine. Minor scuffing and edgewear. Text solid with minor foxing to the pages with photos and general minor darkening. More moderate foxing to the blank side of the frontispiece. Previous owner's inscription on the first endpaper. Solid first edition of this work. Bookseller Inventory # 002354

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Title: The Pet Book

Publisher: The Comstock Publishing Company, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1914

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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