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An historical and descriptive account of the four species of Peruvian sheep, called carneros de la tierra

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Walton, William, 1784-1857.
Publication
London: Sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row, 1811

Description

Digital Facsimile

"Printed by W. Glindon, [London,] Rupert-Street, Hay-Market."--Title page verso.
"The present book was written in the hope that "Peruvian sheep" could be raised in England and interbred with domestic sheep to improve the quality of British wool, making this product competitive with foreign wools.... [I]ncluded is "an account of a successful attempt to domesticate the vicuña in England, and a recommendation of this species to cross with our native stocks.""--SPL Rare Books Collection (viewed December 12, 2016).
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Language

English
 

Subject

Llamas.; Guanaco; Vicuña; Alpaca; Camelidae -- Peru; Indians of South America -- Domestic animals -- Peru