The Dog, Its Management and
Diseases by John Woodroffe Hill 1894
The Altemus edition of
this book is quite scarce. It was published in 1894 and is a copy of
the third edition that was first published in 1888 by Swan Sonnenschein
& Co., a London firm. There are ten photogravure plates and
thirty nine illustrations on wood. This book has 437 pages, including
the index. It is 8" x 5.75".
The Altemus edition notes "Gentleman's Library" at the top of the
The first edition in 1878 and the second edition in 1881 were published
in London by Bailliere, Tindall and Cox. Both of these books had 39
illustrations and 378 pages including the index. The third edition was
first published in 1888 by the London firm of Swan Sonnenschein
In America in 1878 Alfred Cogswell published this title. This appears
to be the first American edition.
In 1881 an edition was printed by William R. Jenkins, a New York
veterinary book publisher. This firm also did later printings.
The third edition was first published in 1888 by the London firm of
Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Interestingly another Philadelphia
firm, Gebbie and Company, reprinted the third edition in 1888.