Weir, Harrison (illus)
London. Routledge. Ca. 1870.
Color wood-engraving, image size 8 X 5.5 inches on sheet 11 X 7 inches. Very good. Single plate from W.B. Tegetmeier's "The Poultry Book". Striking image of prize poultry, depicted by Harrison Weir who "poured out a lifetime of devotion to English poultry" (Norris, Books on Poultry and Cock-Fighting). Color printing by Leighton Brothers. Leighton was a pupil of George Baxter and became the printer and publisher of the Illustrated London News between 1858 and 1885. Item #30404