THE BOOK OF POULTRY, by Thomas F. McGrew and Edwin Megargee - 1926 [Reference]


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The Book of Poultry

by Thomas F. McGrew

illustrated by Edwin Megargee 

New York:  Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1926 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Garnet cloth covers have embossed medallion, gilt title. 
  • Boards show some smudges, stains, edgewear.  Corners are scuffed.  See photos.  
  • Spine has gilt text darkened and is sunned, with crushed ends.
  • Binding is secure, some signs of separation at front cover.  
  • Pastedowns and feps have some toning, light foxing. 
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.  
  • Interior is gently age-toned, exhibits scattered foxing.  
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges are foxed. 
  • PS2024.0502

610 pages. 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches

A very good copy of this standard textbook on poultry -- the breeding science, management, and judging of fowl.  Includes a full catalogue of poultry breeds, categorized and described. 

There are many line drawings in the text, plus 58 color plates in very nice condition. 

Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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