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Farm Animal Portraits by  Iona  Stephen / Joseph - Signed First Edition - 1996 - from KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA) and

Farm Animal Portraits

by Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket

Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club. New in New Dust Jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover. 1851492399 . 007639: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations (325 in full colour) provide a unique record of rare or extinct animals which once grazed these lands. The paintings were commissioned by proud breeders to impress friends, clients and the world at large with their improved breeds and show ring triumphs.": Signed by Author: 9.5 x 11 in.: 304 pages .


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