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DAVY, John Tanner; HOWARD, Sanford (Editor of the American Edition). Davy's Devon Herd Book; Containing the Names of the Breeders, the Ages, and Pedigrees of the Devon Cattle, with the Prizes they have Gained. New York: James D. Torrey, 1855. 6" H X 9" W (Octavo). 196 Pages. First American Edition in the original burgundy blind stamped cloth boards. Contains the three original engravings as issued in this American edition. Signed and dated, "Edward D. Hicks, 1878" in pencil on the inside front board. Also contains the United States Naval Institute ownership bookplate of C. William Green. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Original gold stamping to spine present, but quite sunned. Boards a bit scuffed and faded. Occasional foxing.