New York: Harper and Brothers, 1850. Octavo. Publisher's cloth boards, specially stamped prize binding; xxii,13-437pp; illus. External soil and wear; text with scattered foxing, faint damp-mark to first six leaves; complete and Good. A specially bound copy with the motto of the New York State Agricultural Society on front cover, awarded as a prize to "Ransom Harmon for best black lambs, by B.P. Janson, Rochester, NY, 1857." Early printing; first published 1845.