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Shearing Day by  Kevin Ford - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

Shearing Day : Sheep Handling, Wool Science, and Shearing with Blades

by Ford, Kevin

Condition: Fine/very good


Charlemont, Massachusetts: Feet on the Ground Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 146 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Wonderful and long out of print detailed instruction on handling sheep, handling wool and shearing sheep with blades by the acknowledged master shearer. Signed at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in 1999 "To Merike and Dane, Best Wishes and much love, Kevin." Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Book shows very light shelf wear at spine and slight bumping of corners, two or three tiny spots on front cover, a few more tiny spots on back cover, interior pages bright. Illustrated green dust jacket with green and black titles. Very light wear with slight edge wrinkling to dust jacket, small ding in back cover of jacket, not clipped. Rare and out of print. Animal husbandry.

Measures 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches.



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