The Pet Book

By: Comstock, Anna Botsford

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available


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.

Title: The Pet Book

Author Name: Comstock, Anna Botsford

Categories: Animals,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., The Comstock Publishing Company: 1914

ISBN Number: no

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 002354

Keywords: Animals Pets Wildlife Nature Conservation