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Signed by Godfrey Bowen.

The author describes in detail shearing, breeding, raising, and marketing of wool, how to build the pens.

Contents: quality of work, style, blades. machines, the sheepowner's responsibilities, the shearer's diet and clothing (ladies can make adaptations), runs (working periods), shearing the sheep, dealing with difficult sheep, crutching, the shearer's gear, grinders, sharpening cutters and combs, hand-pieces, work in the shed, care and repair of shearing machines, shearing competitions, safety in the woolshed, and the design of woolsheds and sheepyards, sheep breeds and their shearing qualities.

Hardcovered book in excellent condition – not a single fault, dust jacket has some edge wear. Published in 1955, 161 pages. Illustrated by 28 photographs, and with an appendix of shearing terms.

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