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Henrey Mrs. Robert Matilda and the Chickens
London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1950. Illustrated by Stanley diana. 1st. Cloth Covered. Fine/Good. 8vo This book completes a trilogy based on life on a farm in Normandy, a small economic unit of post world war 2 France. 304 clean unmarked pages bound tightly in black cloth covers in almost as new condition. The dust wrapper has just a small chip from the top of the spine & is now in a protective plastic cover. (Book ref. 037265) £50.00
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Tegetmeier W. B. Poultry for the Table and Market Versus Fancy Fowls. With an Exposition of the Fallacies of Poultry Farming.
London: Horace Cox, 1898. 3rd Revised & Enlarged. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A book of 135 clean pages including 3 pages of index + 13 pages of ads. + a 36 paged catalogue of books. The text is illustrated with 5 full-page plates 3 of which are foxed, and several illustrations in the text. Tightly bound in brown cloth covers, 8 3/4" tall with gilt titles on the front & spine. The cover is rubbed on the spine ends & a 1/2" split in the cloth in the middle of the front hinge. Overall an attractive book. (Book ref. 033287) £65.00
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Laud Peter Keeping Your Own Poultry. Advice for the Small-Scale Beginner.
Wellingborough: Thorsons Publishers Limited., 1984. Illustrated by Averis Peter.. 3rd Impression. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 0722507127 A practical guide for householders and smallholders, explaining all aspects of keeping a small flock of hens, ducks or geese. 128 clean unmarked pages in thin card covers rubbed on the edges and with a crease in the back section. (Book ref. 028545) £7.00
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Jeyes How And When To Use Jeyes' Preparations For the Benefit Of Poultry
Jeyes' Sanitary Compounds Company Limited, London Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Book published by Jeyes's Sanitary Compounds Company Limited well known for the household cleaning product Jeyes' Fluid but this book is aimed at how to use Jeyes's products to keep your poultry in tip top condition. Book - in Good card covers - some marking to the card covers. Contents, staples have rusted so the pages have been stitched otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Size: 7.75 inches tall by 5 inches. Unpaginated. Illustrated with black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Inventory No: 5556. (Book ref. 5556) £18.00
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Ministry Of Agriculture And Fisheries Planning Of Poultry Houses (With Working Plans, Specifications &c.)
HMSO, London, 1925 Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Ministry Of Agriculture And Fisheries Miscellaneous Publications No 47. CONTENTS : Introduction; Situation; Floor Area and Perching Capacity; Ventilation; Internal Dryness; Light; Internal Fittings: Nest Boxes; Perches; Dropping Boards and Manure Pits; Food Hoppers. Materials : Fibro-Cement Sheets; Felt; Glass. Floors; Roofing Felt; Water; Runs. Large Scratching Shed Houses : Lean-to Type; Two-Thirds Span Roof Type; Span Roof Type. Sussex Arks. Description of Plans :- Plan No. 1. A 14-ft. Laying House (two-thirds span) roof) Plan No. 2. A Lean-to Laying House Plan No. 3. A Lancashire Cabin Plan No. 4. A House for 25 Birds (or double breeding pen) Plan No. 5. A Sussex Night Ark Plan No. 6. A House for 6 to 9 Birds Plan No. 7. A Philo Coop. Specifications and Quantities of Materials Required :- Plan No. 1. A 14-ft. Laying House (two-thirds span roof) Plan No. 2. A Lean-to Laying House Plan No. 3. A Lancashire Cabin Plan No. 4. A House for 25 Birds (or double breeding pen) Plan No. 5. A Sussex Night Ark Plan No. 6. A House for 6 to 9 Birds Plan No. 7. A Philo Coop. PLANS Nos. 1 to 7 IN POCKET, BACK COVER. Book - in Good paper covers - some marking and grubbiness and dog earring to corners. Contents, staples have rusted so pages have been stitched otherwise clean and tightly bound. Plans in Very Good condition, nice and clean. Size: 9.5 inches tall by 6.25 inches. vi, 3-24, vii-x pages. 7 fold out plans in rear pocket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Architecture; Inventory No: 5544. (Book ref. 5544) £48.50
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Advisory Staff Of Poultry World [Compiled By] For The Guidance Of Beginners Domestic Poultry Keeping
Poultry World, U.K. First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Although a first edition undated but appears to be early 1940's. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents, Making a Start; Breeds and Crosses; Housing; House Fittings and Scratching Litter; Feeding and Rearing Chicks; Hen and Chicks; Broody Hen or Foster Mother; Rearing the Layers; House-scraps in the Feeding; Feeding Mash and Grain; Sex-linkage and Sexing; Common Ailments; Egg Preservation; Questions and Answers. Book - [SEE SCAN] - in Good Plus Plus paper covers with a photograph to the front cover - some browning to the blank rear cover. Contents, staples have rusted through so the page shave been stitched otherwise clean and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Food & Drink; Inventory No: 004840. (Book ref. 004840) £28.00
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Horton-Smith et al Rearing the Laying Pullet
Farmers Weekly, U.K. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. A Farmers Weekly Publication. 'The purpose of this book is to give insight into the principles and practice of rearing laying pullets .Undated but the price on the front cover is 5 shillings so probably 1960's? ' 127 pages, size 7.25 inches tall by 4.75 inches in card covers. Illustrated with black and white plates. Book - in Very Good card covers with slight fading to the lettering on the back cover. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Farming; Animals & Birds; Food & Drink; Inventory No: 003808. (Book ref. 003808) £18.00
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Ring,Tony and Geoffrey Jaggard Wodehouse Among The Chickens (The Millennium Wodehouse Concordance Vol 4)
Chippenham Wiltshire: Porpoise Books, 1996. Illustrated by Bernard Canavan. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall 1870304160 This is a Fine Copy of this Book in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.Not clipped to inner flap and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present..The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness.Lovely clean crisp copy internally.This is a lovely addition to any Wodehouse collection.The book was obtained from Nigel Williams the Bookseller and a leading specialist in PG Wodehouse.Sadly Nigel died in 2010 and his stock was sold off at Auction.8vo 111pp First Edition 1st Impression (Book ref. 60795) £30.00
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Scrivener, David Popular Poultry Breeds
Wiltshire: The Crowood Press, 2009. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 9781847971036 "Popular Poultry Breeds" examines forty popular breeds of chickens and bantams divided into thirty-five chapters. Most breeds exist in several plumage color varieties, and in large and bantam miniature size versions, all of which are also included in this comprehensive book. 288pp. (Book ref. 027749) £15.00
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Stoddard, H. H. The New egg Farm
New York: Orange Judd Company, 1908. Cloth. Very Good. "The management of Poultry on a Large Scale for Commercial Purposes". Very practical book, illustrated with many in text Line Drawings and Half tone Illustrations. Maroon cloth cover with black linear border and lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. 7 1/2" Tall. (Book ref. 007332) £12.00
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Entwisle, W.F. Bantams
Alton: Nimrod Press Limited, 1988. 0862300347 Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is all there, but is marked & edgeworn. 116 pages + 13 plates, 8 text illustrations, notes, bibliography, index (Book ref. 34902) £15.00
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Wodehouse, P G Love Among the Chickens + Eggs, Beans and Crumpets. Heron P G Wodehouse Collected Works
London: Heron, [1970]. Reprint. Maroon/gilt hardback decorated leatherette cover. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 323pp :: 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5") (Book ref. herwd09) £15.60
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Cross, J. P. 'A Face Like a Chicken's Backside': An Unconventional Soldier in South East Asia, 1948-1971
London: Greenhill Books, 1996. First Edition. Green Boards. Near Fine/Fine. 16cm x 24cm 238pp, b&w photographic illus plus maps. No inscriptions, but ownership label fpdep (obscured by D/W flap). D/W not clipped, but no printed price shown. (Book ref. 004748) £6.00
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Punnett, Reginald Crundall. Heredity in Poultry.
London: MacMillan and Co., 1923. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 204 pages. 540g. Oliver cloth boards with gilt letering to spine, Near FINE with a slight 'cant' to spine and prize bookplate to front paste-down dated 1937. o/w contents tight and clean. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates, plus photographs and line drawings in the text. Argues the case for the 'Mendelian' Principles of Heredity, which holds good for domestic poultry. (Book ref. 12631) £50.00
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Hawksworth, David (EDitor) Poultry Club Centenary Year Book 1877-1977
Essex: The Poultry Club, 1977. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 148pp, illustrated, includes articles celebrating the club's history. Red illustrated card cover, VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 024508) £20.00
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Thompson, Alan Feeding for Eggs
London: Faber, 1946. 4th Impression. Hard Cover. Very good/good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. 1946. Fourth impression. Very good in good original cloth. D/w has small chips with loss, but otherwise good and crisp. (Book ref. 20211) £12.50
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Paynter Paynter's System or Poultry-rearing or £500 a Year from Hens
London: Country Life, 1917. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. First edition. 161pp plus folding plans. Some browning to pages otherwise good. Fore-edges dusty. original red cloth. spine slightly faded and a few small marks to boards, but otherwise a good copy. (Book ref. 20210) £15.00
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House, C.A. Leghorn Fowls Exhibition and Utility, Their Varieties, Breeding and Management
London: The Poultry Press. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Small 8vo. (1927) Ex lib with usual markings. Colour frontis. 160pp. Some browning and grubbiness to pages and fore-edges, good otherwise. Bound in green library cloth with gilt class mark to spine. Slightly rubbed at extremities, good otherwise. (Book ref. 20194) £15.00
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Hicks, J. Stephen Encyclopaedia of Poultry TWO VOLUMES
London: Waverley Book Company. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 4to. nd. (1935). Third edition. Illustrated. Fore-edges a little dusty otherwise a good set in original brown cloth gilt. Slightly rubbed at extremities otherwise a good and bright. (Book ref. 20172) £48.00
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[National Egg Laying Test]: Letters mainly from egg-producers to the National Egg Laying Test, Milford, nr Godalming, mainly to J.O. Strong, Secretary
1939-41 60+ items of correspondence, including a few carbons of Strong's letters and some postcards. Correspondents (mainly in Poultry industry)sometimes multiple); H.R. Hunter (Specialist breeder); Y. Watanabé; Jack Wrennell; Camp Unami for Boys, R. & E. Charteris Ltd, Gerald Gill; Poultry World; bird insurance; railway use; W.M. Golden; Major H. Whaley; National Poultry Council; The Accredited Poultry Breeders Federation; Charles Allsop (manufacturers of rings); G.H. Kidner; The Framer & Stock Breeder; Dr. A. Everson Harrisson; British Poultry Development.Subjects: Meetings, acknowledgment, Poultry Industry, accounts, Poultry Advertisement Control Board, payments, fees, Test, import of Black Leghorns, report of "egg laying contest", dropping the 'copper ring', Competitors, prospective boom; illness of staff; war duties affecting activity; affiliation fees, Special Conditions of entry, prize money, cleaning up the Poultry advertisements, extensive comment on controversial Abbott Bros by Kidner and The Farmer & Stock Breeder, definition of a pullet, blood-testing, phrases that should be barred, the curse of the J.N. Leigh Memorial Trophy, the poultry press, etc etc.With: c.20 letters, from National Egg Laying Test (x 2), Barclays Bank, individuals, Students Union Society (Royal Veterinary College)and the School of Agriculture, University of Cambridge. (Book ref. 10485) £180.00
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