The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestick Fowls, by means of artificial heat.

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

Price: $500.00

About the item

First English Edition. Engraved headpieces and 15 folding engraved plates. viii, 470, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Nineteenth-century half calf and marbled paper boards, spine tooled in blind, red morocco lettering piece. Minor scuffing. Minor foxing. Casey Wood 530.

Item #323770

An important early work on artificial incubation, using manure beds (“hot-beds”) or a baker’s oven.