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Lewis Wright & His Poultry: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)

Lewis Wright the great Victorian author, editor and poultry, pigeon and animal expert - illustrated book of Poultry with 80 plates reproduced in full size. Along with a summary of breeds covered by Lewis Wright
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This book sets out to acknowledge the work of Lewis Wright the great Victorian author, editor and poultry, pigeon and animal expert. He was responsible for paving the way to establishing the present day poultry standards, ensuring that judging was done on a fair basis, and making known to the world, the breeds of poultry that came from many lands.

His Illustrated Book of Poultry became famous poultry book of all times and now sells for a very large price. In particular, the color plates by J W Ludlow, painted with an eye to detail, still serve as a guide to the requirements for many breeds, especially the old and rare.

In this work, the 80 plates are reproduced in full size as well as giving a summary of the breeds covered by Lewis Wright. 

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 130 pages  
  • Publisher: Northbrook Publishing Ltd (2001)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color and B&W illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 1852591471
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852591472
  • Product Dimensions: 28 x 21.5 x 1.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 925 g

Contents:

1.  Lewis Wright - Early Beginnings
2.  The Breeds
3.  Bantam Breeding
4.  Ducks and Ornamental Waterfowl
5.  Guinea Fowl and Turkeys