Good. No Dust Jacket. Hardcover bound in chestnut-brown cloth boards with black lettering, b/w illustrations, 438 text pages followed by ads. No edition stated. Marked 1902 on the copyright page. Bonding is worn in spots along the edges with scuffing along the edges near the corners, stamped "NAL Surplus on the front, a bit soiled, lower front corner is bumped, a new front free end paper has been tipped-in but matched the other end papers so well that it is difficult to see any difference, a little light marginal soiling of the text usually in conjunction with a creased page corner, text paper is a little age toned. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs approximately 1.9 pounds and may need additional postage for Priority or International shipment.
Good in No jacket. Chicago: W. H. Harrison, Jr. 1889. H Hard Cover. Good. Comprehensive 1889 guide to raising poultry "from shell to griddle" with sections on breeding, showing and judging thoroughbred stock. Illustrated with engravings. Brown pictorial cloth printed in black and gilt. Covers lightly rubbed with additional rubbing to the corners and spine ends, firm binding, slightly age-darkened but clean pages with no names or other markings.
Very Good. No Jacket. Tan cloth hard cover w/black lettering & chicken on spine & cover, 438 pgs w/b&w illustrations. Firm binding (rear hinge starting) Clean pages >no names or foxing tho lightly age tanned. Covers have rub to cloth, wear to btm spine edge, corners curled. Contents include: Poultry Culture, Feed & Care, From shell to griddle, Mating, Judging, Turkeys, Ducks & Geese, Gleanings and Comments. Vintage/Farming Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Fair to Good. 8vo. 438pp, frontis with partially detachted tissue-guard: I K Felch, b/w illustrations throughout, decorated end-papers. Prev owner's signture in pencil on the front paste-down, front hinge cracked by the title page. Decorative cloth boards lightly flecked with a trace of damp and some cloth wrinkling by the lower edge of the front board. The book covers the management of chickens and all aspects of poultry culture.
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