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(Cheese & Butter) Harris, J.B. The Cheese and Butter Maker's Handbook: A Practical Treatise on the Arts of Cheese and Butter Making. 

Illus. with wood engravings of cows and creamery equipment. Beveled mustard cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition. Glasgow: Dunn & Wright, 1885.

A fascinating Victorian-era book on dairying, with chapters on the factory system as practiced in the United States and Canada, English co-operative cheese-making, manufacturing for the English market, the dairyman's ten commandments, practical butter-making, and even an entire chapter describing an Illinois dairy. Chipping to spine head, rubbing to corners; foxing, else very good.



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