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The Orpington Fowl by Will & Dr. Joseph Batty Burdett - First Edition - 1998 - from Bookbarrow and Biblio.com

The Orpington Fowl

by Will & Dr. Joseph Batty Burdett

Condition: Near Fine Condition/Near Fine


Spur Publication Books Ltd./Beech Publishing House, Midhurst, West Sussex, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. This is the history of the famous Orpington Fowl, from its introduction by William Cook in 1886 and other dates, for different varieties, up to the present time. It covers all the stages, the triumphs and difficulties. Therefore, in many respects, it represents the history of the Poultry Fancy and poultry farming because William Cook was the inventor of poultry farming in the sense that he produced the birds which were profitable, and made them available all over the world. Moreover, many of the leading poultry farmers bred Orpingtons and showed them at major shows, thus spreading the word on the excellent merits of the birds. The old advertisements reproduced are a story in themselves. The two authors have collectively more than 100 years experience in poultry. In deciding the content of the book the authors have steered a middle road and included all important topics which directly affect Orpingtons. Technical matters on subjects like lighting, control of incubators and man management have been omitted because these are available in general books. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 168 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine & gilt vignette (two chickens) front cover;. green cloth illustrated by b/w. drawings & photo's.with a colour photo. section of the main varieties;. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Poultry; Buff Orpington; Chickens; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 1857363434. ISBN/EAN: 9781857363432. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2590. . 9781857363432 This book is fairly heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.
  • Bookseller: Bookbarrow GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2590
  • Title: The Orpington Fowl
  • Author: Will & Dr. Joseph Batty Burdett
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine Condition
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1857363434
  • ISBN 13: 9781857363432
  • Publisher: Spur Publication Books Ltd./Beech Publishing House
  • Place: Midhurst, West Sussex
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: BZDB227 NOISBN Farming/Poultry/Chickens/Buff Orpington/Fowls/Birds/Orpingtons/Poultry History Farming & Rural Life; Poultry; Buff Orpington; Chickens; Animals & Birds. The Orpington Fowl Will Dr Joseph Batty Burdett


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