The People's Practical Poultry Book : A Work on the Breeds, Breeding, Rearing, and General Management of Poultry

New York, NY: Excelsior Publishing House, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. A "PO 6" sticker on spine. Gilt titles and bright gilt image of a chicken on front cover. Some scuffing to rear board. Ownership emboss on several pages, noting the William Weld Co. Ltd. of London, Canada. 223 p. w/ many b&w illustrations of chickens, structures, incubaors, tools, etc. , appendix of breeds, index (oddly, putting W before V). A detailed, very well illustrated book of raising and managing chickens on what is today a small scale. Very good. Item #18579

Price: $75.00

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