Part of the International Book Library, a series of books on poultry-keeping, this is a guide book to the many ducks and geese kept by poultry fanciers, smallholders and farmers. Covers breeds, accommodation, ponds, breeding, showing, ducklings for the table and many more aspects of this area of poultry-keeping, along with the usefulness of the various breeds. Includes a section on the fables associated with geese. Illustrated with black-and-white and colour drawings and photographs. Pagination: vii + 232 pages including index.
Laminated black boards and spine with colour pictorial front cover.
Very good condition for a second-hand book: very light wear to covers and spine with light denting to front cover fore edge, light bowing to rear cover along fore edge, light slanting to spine; distributor sticker to rear cover; very light tanning to page edges with light soiling to top edge of pages and covers and half-title page, otherwise internally fine given age of book.