The Universal Directory for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, And all other Kinds of four-footed and winged Vermin, in a Method hitherto unattempted: Calculated for the Use of the Gentleman, the Farmer, and the Warrener. By... Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia. Robert SMITH.

The Universal Directory for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, And all other Kinds of four-footed and winged Vermin, in a Method hitherto unattempted: Calculated for the Use of the Gentleman, the Farmer, and the Warrener. By... Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia.

London: Printed for the Author, 1768. First edition, small 8vo, iv, (iii-viii), 218 pp. 6 plates - 4 folding, one of which has a closed tear along a fold crease, some foxing and browning, particularly to the preliminaries, contemporary signature to paste down. Contemporary calf, rather marked and worn, neatly rebacked with a black label. Short chapters dealing with everything from otters to hawks and owls as well as various types of rats and mice. Item #15213

Price: £160.00

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