Item description for Histories Of Game Strains (History Of Cockfighting Series) (History of Cockfighting Series) by Various...
HISTORIES OF GAME STRAINS. By Various Authors. Originally published in the early 1900's, this book is now rare and much sought after in its first edition. READ COUNTRY BOOKS have republished it using the original text with its numerous vintage black and white photos. Four hundred and fifteen pages contain twenty eight detailed articles by well known Cockers and Game Fowl breeders of that era, most notably C.A. Finsterbusch, G.W. Means and D.H. Pierce. Contents Include:- Wisconsins Red Shufflers. - Blue Boones. - Grey Tormentors. - The Miner Blues. - Clairbornes. - Sid Taylors. - Black Roundheads. - Rhett Morgan Fowl. - Walker Mugwumps. - Gregory Tassels. - Red Cubans. - French and Belgian Cocks. - The Asil. - Mahoney Gulls. - Volunteers. - Malay Fowl. - Fardowns. - Grimme Fowl. - Hammond Gordons. - John Stone Fowl. - Cocks and Cockers in South America. - Secret Ways of Nature. - Steel Fighters. - English Game Fowl. - Alabama Roundheads. - Methods of Conditioning Cocks. - Experience in Breeding. Nursing Cocks. Assembled in these chapters is much comprehensive information on Game Fowl Strains, History, Records, Breeding and Fighting Tips, and many Rare Vintage Photos. This is a fascinating read for all Game Fowl enthusiasts and historians, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. READ COUNTRY BOOKS are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.35" Height: 1.34" Weight: 1.19 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2005
Publisher Read Country Books
ISBN 1905124678 ISBN13 9781905124671
Availability 74 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 10:37.
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More About Various
William C. Spengemann is the Hale Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor of English Emeritus at Dartmouth College. He edited the Penguin Classics edition of Nineteenth-Century American Poetry.
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