1750 1st ed Reaumur Art of Hatching Fowl BIRDS Chicken Farming Poultry Eggs

REAUMUR, Rene Antoine Ferchault de

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Rene-Antoine Reaumur’s ‘The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestic Fowl’ is a one of the best treatises on raising and keeping large birds. Reaumur, more known for his work as an entomologist, had a large collection of domesticated birds. It was from his experiences with these birds that he published his book that, according to Wood,

“is an important early work on artificial incubation, mostly experiments with manure heaps and a baker’s oven”

 

The experiments in this book are highly detailed and are illustrated by 15 impressive engravings. First English edition published in London.

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1750 1st ed Reaumur Art of Hatching Fowl BIRDS Chicken Farming Poultry Eggs

 

Rene-Antoine Reaumur’s ‘The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestic Fowl’ is a one of the best treatises on raising and keeping large birds. Reaumur, more known for his work as an entomologist, had a large collection of domesticated birds. It was from his experiences with these birds that he published his book that, according to Wood,

“is an important early work on artificial incubation, mostly experiments with manure heaps and a baker’s oven”

The experiments in this book are highly detailed and are illustrated by 15 impressive engravings. First English edition published in London.

Item number: #11595

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REAUMUR, Rene Antoine Ferchault de

 

The art of hatching and bringing up domestick fowls of all kinds, at any time of the year. Either by means of the heat of hot-beds, or that of common fire. By M. de Reaumur …

London: Printed for C. Davis, A. Millar, and J. Nourse, 1750. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [2], viii, 470, [2]

o   25 illustrations

  • 15 folding plates
  • 10 in-text vignettes
  • References: Wood, 1750.
  • Provenance: Handwritten – E.D. Till
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

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11595

Categories

Natural History

Other

Authors

REAUMUR, Rene Antoine Ferchault de

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete