Animal Machines: The New Factory Farming Industry :: Ruth Harrison

Animal Machines: The New Factory Farming Industry :: Ruth Harrison soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Vincent Stuart, 1964, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Tables;

>From the cover: How is a housewife to know that the nice-looking meat and eggs seen in a shop may be poison? When poultry offal was fed to a mink herd in Scotland the herd became sterile and had to be destroyed yet most people know little or nothing about the revolution in food production giving rise to such incidents. They do not know about the poisons themselves, the arsenic or synthetic hormones or antibiotics or dyes, which the new generation of factory-farmer is allowed by law to feed or inject into his livestock, and which can accumu…

Introduction by: Rachel Carson & Sydney Jennings

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges, a little marked on the lower panel and a faint stain to the spine verso. A little age-spotting to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiii) 186 pages. Index. 9″ x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Farming catalogue?


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