London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
WRIGHT, Lewis. The Illustrated Book of Poultry ... New Edition, Revised Throughout, London: Cassell & Company, 1890. 4° (260 x 208mm.), 49 coloured lithographed plates only (of 50, lacking plate of "Pair of Black Hamburghs"), wood-engraved illustrations, some full-page, with 3 extra plates from another work inserted (some mainly marginal spotting, one plate detached), contemporary half calf (rubbed and scuffed). Nissen IVB 1022.
With W. A. Blakston's The Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage-Birds (London, [1877-80]) and Robert Fulton's The Illustrated Book of Pigeons (London, [ca. 1880]). (3)
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