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THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF POULTRY 1873.

FIRST EDITION

 

FIFTY CHROMOLITHOGRAPH PLATES

PAINTED FROM LIFE BY J. W. LUDLOW

 
BY LEWIS WRIGHT
Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Lithographs

CASSELL PETTER & GALPIN:

 

 

LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK.

"Perhaps the most famous British 19th - Century Illustrated book on poultry." Anker: Bird books and bird art 542.

 

WRIGHT, Lewis. The illustrated book of poultry. With practical schedules for judging, constructed from actual analysis of the best modern decisions.
First Edition Cassell, London 1873. viii,591p quarto, 50 oil Chromolithograph color plates. Green cloth binding with color vignette of Spanish fowl on front board. Back repaired with original spine re-laid and new end papers. Corners worn. Some foxing on the Frontispiece and Title Page (see scan below). All 49 remaining plates are clean and bright with only occasional light marginal foxing to some of the plates, confined only to the blank margins, none of  which affects any of the images. A very nice first edition of this beautiful and rare book

 

 

 

INDEX TO CHROMOLITHOGRAPH PLATES 


  1. FRONT BLACK BREASTED RED GAME COCK

  2. 209 BUFF COCHIN COCK

  3. 213 BUFF COCHIN HEN

  4. 217 PARTRIDGE COCHIN COCK

  5. 225 PARTRIDGE COCHIN HEN

  6. 229 WHITE COCHINS

  7. 255 AMERICAN LIGHT BRAHMAS

  8. 261 DARK BRAHMA COCKEREL

  9. 265 DARK BRAHMA PULLET

  10. 273 MALAYS

  11. 281 BLACK-BREASTED-RED GAME HEN

  12. 285 WHEATEN GAME HEN

  13. 287 BROWN-BREASTED-RED GAME

  14. 289 DUCKWING GAME FOWLS

  15. 291 PILE GAME HEN & COCK

  16. 295 HENNY GAME HEN & COCK

  17. 297 MALAY GAME COCK

  18. 313 ROSE-COMBED DORKING COCK

  19. 317 SINGLE COMBED DORKING HEN

  20. 321 SILVER-GREY DORKING HEN

  21. 325 WHITE DORKINGS

  22. 337 WHITE-FACED BLACK SPANISH

  23. 357 ANDALUSIANS

  24. 361 SILVER SPANGLED HAMBURGHS

  25. 373 GOLDEN SPANGLED HAMBURGHS

  26. 381 SILVER PENCILLED HAMBURGHS

  27. 383 GOLDEN-PENCILLED HAMBURGHS

  28. 385 BLACK HAMBURGHS

  29. 393 SILVER SPANGLED POLISH

  30. 397 GOLDEN SPANGLED POLISH

  31. 405 WHITE CRESTED BLACK POLISH

  32. 411 PAIR OF HOUDANS

  33. 413 CREVE- COEURS

  34. 417 LA FLECHE

  35. 423 WHITE LEGHORNS

  36. 425 BROWN LEGHORNS

  37. 433 DOMINIQUES

  38. 443 BLACK FRIZZLED FOWLS

  39. 451 PAIR OF SILKIES

  40. 455 SULTAN FOWLS

  41. 465 BANTAM CHICKENS

  42. 469 GOLD & SILVER LACED BANTAMS

  43. 481 BLACK RED & PILE GAME BANTAMS

  44. 505 GUINEA FOWLS

  45. 513 WILD AMERICAN TURKEY COCK

  46. 537 AYLESBURY DUCKS

  47. 541 ROUEN DUCKS

  48. 545 BLACK EAST INDIA & CAYUGA DUCKS

  49. 549 CAROLINA & MANDARIN DUCKS

  50. 561 TOULOUSE GEESE

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