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PALLAS (Dr. [Peter Simon]). An Account of the Different kinds of Sheep Found in the Russian Dominions, and among the Tartar Hordes of Asia: To which is added, five appendixes tending to illustrate the natural and economical history of sheep and other domestic animals by James Anderson.1794

Edinburgh: Printed, and Sold by T. Chapman, First and only edition, x, [1], iv-vii, [1], 185 [i.e. 179], [17]p., (p.179 misnumbered 185, half-title (bound at end), contents leaf misbound, engraved frontispiece and 5 engraved or wood-engraved plates, wood-engraved illustrs., in the text, frontispiece foxed, 1 plate lightly browned, occasional spotting but generally text nice and clean, recent half calf, marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco title label. Edited by James Anderson, who adds five appendices relating to the natural and economic history of sheep: different breeds of domestic animals; effect of climate in altering the quality of wool; food and management; a catalogue of fur bearing animals.; directions for choosing sheep and other wool bearing animals. Fussell, p. 106; Perkins, 1298.

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