SCHREINER, S. C. Cronwright. The Angora Goat… and A Paper on the Ostrich. Longmans, Green and Co. 1898.
8vo. Original green cloth, gilt vignette to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xviii + 296, text illustrations; a little scattered foxing mainly to front and rear leaves, binding a little rubbed, very good.
First edition. Cronwright Scheiner was a South African farmer and politician, and the husband of the renowned activist and novelist Olive Schreiner. This book became a standard work on the raising of Angora goats, as he deals with the history of the animal across the world.