The Cow in India (2 Vols.). Satish C. Das Gupta.

The Cow in India (2 Vols.)

Calcutta: Khadi Pratisthan, 1945. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Impressive--and uncommon--2 Vol. study of the role of the cow in Modern India. 1st edition, 1945. Both volumes solid and bright and VG+ in publisher's illustrated grey cloth. Wonderful pictorial image of Gandhi on both front panels with the following observation below his profile: "I commend the volume to the lover of the cow as also to every one who would learn that the slaughter of cattle for food ia a pure economic waste and know how he can turn the cow into a giver of plenty instead of being the giver of scanty who owing to criminal negligence she has become today". Thick 12mos, 1,963 pgs. all told, 163 tables, small folding map, 61 duotone photographs of cows, stone dragging contests, etc. Vol. I: Breeding--Dairy Industries; Vol. II: The Body of the Cow--Its Disease and Treatment. Collectible; Very Good. Item #3962

Price: $500.00

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