Second edition, first published in 1893. A very attractive copy of this book on maintaining wild rabbit populations for commercial purposes, mainly on estates and large farms. The author was employed in managing the experimental rabbit warren at Wortley Hall Park in Sheffield, and the book was reviewed as “a very suggestive and practical work” by the Spectator when it was first published.
...A record of recent experiments conducted on the estate of the Right Hon. the Earl of Wharncliffe at Wortley Hall. Second edition. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1845.
Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and rabbit decoration to spine and upper board in gilt and black, burgundy coated endpapers. 32 page publisher’s catalogue at rear Attractive ownership signature to the half title and short note in red ink at the beginning of the preface. Minor rubbing at the tips, slight scuff to the upper board, some spotting to the edges of the text block and occasionally the contents. Excellent condition.
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