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The Amateur's Manual; Or, Specific Mating Of Thorough-bred Fowls by  I. K. [Isaac Kimball] Felch - First Edition - 1877 - from Hurley Books and Biblio.com

The Amateur's Manual; Or, Specific Mating Of Thorough-bred Fowls

by Felch, I. K. [Isaac Kimball]

Condition: Good+; Boards a bit soiled, front inner hinge cracked, as usual, else a tight attractive copy.


Boston: Boston Photo-Elect.. Good+; Boards a bit soiled, front inner hinge cracked, as usual, . else a tight attractive copy.. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Cloth with printed boards, 110p., illustrated, 15 pages of related ads. **Norris#60: "the first book by...the first man in the U. S. to make a living from breeding and exhibiting poultry". .
  • Bookseller: Hurley Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1941
  • Title: The Amateur's Manual; Or, Specific Mating Of Thorough-bred Fowls
  • Author: Felch, I. K. [Isaac Kimball]
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+; Boards a bit soiled, front inner hinge cracked, as usual, else a tight attractive copy.
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Boston Photo-Elect.
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: Farm, Poultry, fancy poultry, Heritage Livestock


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