Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; xiv, 362, vi, 8 pages
Publisher: London: Crosby Lookwood and Son, 1894.
A handsome first edition in Near Fine condition, bound in period gilt decorated cloth, minor foxing to page edges. Two color plates and more than two hundred illustrations, especially drawn and engraved for this work. Bound together with Crosby Lookwood and Son 1907 list of works on Agriculture, Farming, Gardening, Land and Estate Agency, Valuation, &c.
John Oliver's handbook on Milk, Cheese and Butter, science, properties and production processes, including a chapter on cream and the methods of its separation from milk. John Oliver was the late Principal of the Western Dairy Institute in Berkeley; B & W and Color Illustrations.