Item #33397 ESSAYS On The SOILING Of CATTLE, Illustrated from Experience; and An Address Containing Suggestions Which May be Useful to Farmers. Josiah . Curtis Quincy, George William - Former Owner, 1772 - 1864, 1824 - 1892.

ESSAYS On The SOILING Of CATTLE, Illustrated from Experience; and An Address Containing Suggestions Which May be Useful to Farmers.

Boston: Printed by John Wilson & Son, 1859. 1st edition thus (Sabin 67213). INSCRIBED by Quincy to George William Curtis, in the year of publication. 64 pp. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-3/4". Publisher's brown cloth with gilt stamped lettering to spine & front board. Some extremity wear, still a VG+ copy. Item #33397

Republication of 2 earlier essays; the first from 1819, and the 2nd, 1852. "Soiling" cattle refers to the practice of "keeping them, all the year round, in their stables, with only a daily and short liberty of a yard..."

Price: $250.00