“Ashmont”. J. Loring Thaye Pub. Co., Boston; 1893. 1st edition. Illustrated with many b/w plates and cuts. Decorated blue cloth. 347 pp. Large 8vo. Very good.
A handsome, hefty volume all about dogs, dog-breeding, exhibiting and related canine topics. Beautiful gilt picture and embellished titling on blue cloth, with many illustrations throughout and dozens of advertisements in the back; floral endpapers. Frayed corners and a small gouge on the bottom front groove, with rubbing. The text block is a bit shaken, with starting between the rear endpapers, but is else unmarked.