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Pigeons and All About Them, Gilbert, F M
1 Gilbert, F M Pigeons and All About Them
Boston C E Twombly 1898 First Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 260 pp. 8VO 
Extensively illustrated in black and white. Light wear, rough spot on front cover, joints starting. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Pigeon Raising, Macleod, Alice
2 Macleod, Alice Pigeon Raising
Cincinatti Stewart Kidd Company 1913 First Edition Hardcover VG+ 113 pp. + ads 12MO 
Several black and white sketches. Bound in orange cloth. Owner's signature on FFEP, very light wear, a bright and handsome copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Treatise on Domestic Pigeons ; Comprehending All the Different Species known in England; describing the Perfections and Imperfection of each…, The Generation of Pigeons in General…, With observations and Remarks on their Diets etc., Moore, John
3 Moore, John A Treatise on Domestic Pigeons ; Comprehending All the Different Species known in England; describing the Perfections and Imperfection of each…, The Generation of Pigeons in General…, With observations and Remarks on their Diets etc.
London C Barry 1765 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 143 pp. 8VO 
One of the earliest and scarcest of English pigeon books, preceded only by the original issue of John Moore's Columbarium in 1735, now more or less impossible to find. This book is essentially a re-issue of that by an anonymous pigeon fancier with some textual amendments especially as to the Almond Tumbler and with the addition of illustrations. With frontis and 12 other very nice copper engraved plates. Missing the plate of the Black Mottled Tumbler which Williams says was never considered quite satisfactory and is often found missing in later issues, so presumably removed by the publisher. Bound in contemporary half red calf, marbled boards. Covers worn and scuffed but solid. Owner's inscription on title page. A solid copy of a pigeon rarity. Williams p.14, Casey Wood P. 198. 
Price: 985.00 USD
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The Practical Pigeon Keeper, Wright, Lewis
4 Wright, Lewis The Practical Pigeon Keeper
London Cassell & Co [1892] Tenth Thousandth Hardcover Good 8VO 
Black and whtie illustrations. Cover has unsightly damage to lower front corner, otherwise light wear. Ownership inscription 
Price: 12.00 USD
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