London. L. Upcott Gill. 1888.
Chromolithographic frontispiece, 2 black and white illustrations, decorative endpapers, 132+19pp, index, 8 1/2 x 6 inches, decorative embossed gilt lettered cloth covered boards (hardbound). Wear to head and tail of spine, corners lightly bumped, MISSING TITLE PAGE, light soiling and small tear to endpapers, hinges splitting but still firmly attached, scattered light foxing and soiling, occasional notation in pencil. Thorough collection of facts on the St. Bernard written by Hugh Dalziel. Contents include "Origin and History", "The St. Bernard in England", "Points, Measurements, Pedigrees, &c.", "Breeding", and "Rearing Puppies"; plus 19 pages of advertisements. The frontispiece is a fine quality chromolithograph of "Rev. Arthur Carter's PLINLIMMON, by Mr. W.M. Pothecary's Pilgrim, out of Mr. T. Hall's Bessie II." Item #40279