Back

Reaumur, M 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. London, for C. Davis ... 1750.
1st English Ed. viii + 470pp. + [i]. 15 engraved folding plates, 10 detailed engraved individual chapter heading vignettes with explanations in text. Some very light browning, light stain along fore-edge of several preliminary leaves, rebound in modern blind ruled morocco, gilt edged raised bands with gilt lettered title labels and blind motifs to spine, minor scoring to lower board. ESTC T011279. First published in France in two volumes in 1749, entitled ‘Art de faire éclorre et d'elever en toute saison des oiseaux domestiques de toutes especes’, apparently translated from the French by A. Trembley?
£300.00 [ref: 220325] enquire