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African Grey Books and Video Tapes from Avian Publications

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Cockfighting Books & Video Tapes

 

Cockfighting All Over The World by C.A. Finsterbusch - Originally published in <i>Grit and Steel</i>, the U.S.A. game fowl magazine, this fascinating book has been long out of print. Packed with information and photographs relating to game birds from every part of the world, including Old English game, which originated in England. It is a serious study of all aspects of cockfighting and, therefore, is of special significance to those who keep these magnificent birds.

Cockfighting All Over The World

by C.A. Finsterbusch

$70.00 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

Cockfighting and Game Fowl (4th Impression) by Herbert Atkinson - Here is the classic of them all-the game fowl book extraordinary! Herbert Atkinson was one of the original founders of the Oxford Old English Game Club. He was a naturalist, explorer, painter, sculptor, and sportsman. He probably did more to advance the breeding of Old English game than any man, past or present. This is a truly magnificent history of these unique birds and the men connected with them.

Cockfighting and Game Fowl (4th Impression)

by Herbert Atkinson

$60.00 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

Fighting Sports by Capt L. FitzBarnard - This famous book covers cockfighting, dogfighting, bullfighting, manfighting, and many other old sports such as bear-baiting, ram, and buffalo fighting, as well as bizarre sports such as matches made between dogs and monkeys.

Fighting Sports

by Capt L. FitzBarnard

$49.95 (CAN)

Harrison Weir's Game Fowl by Harrison Weir, edited by Dr. Joseph Batty - Harrison Weir is one of the greatest animal and bird artists of Victorian times. This book is based on the sections on game fowl from his large and now extremely expensive book, <i>Our Poultry</i>. It traces the history and covers the different strains and colours. Supplemented many fine drawings. Recommended to all game fanciers.

Harrison Weir's Game Fowl

by Harrison Weir, edited by Dr. Joseph Batty

$40.00 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

The Cocker (Reprint) by W. Sketchley, Gent. - A reprint of one of the most famous of books on game fowl and the ancient sport of cockfighting.

The Cocker (Reprint)

by W. Sketchley, Gent.

$18.95 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

The Cocker: A Poem in Imitation of Virgil's Georgic (Reprint) by Isaac Hallam - A fascinating epic poem dealing with the fighting cock of olden days. Written in 0ld English, and first published in 1742.

The Cocker: A Poem in Imitation of Virgil's Georgic (Reprint)

by Isaac Hallam

$39.95 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

The History of Cockfighting by George Ryley Scott - Possibly the most comprehensive work on the history of cockfighting, once a national sport, this book is of great value to modern game fanciers. Includes standards and a glossary of terms.

The History of Cockfighting

by George Ryley Scott

$60.00 (CAN)

The Old English Game Fowl (Reprint) by Herbert Atkinson - A classic reprint of a basic book the famous cocker and author/artist, Herbert Atkinson. The standards of the day are illustrated with his drawings. This version includes a rare coloured plate on gingers.

The Old English Game Fowl (Reprint)

by Herbert Atkinson

$39.95 (CAN)

The Royal Pastime of Cock-Fighting (Reprint) by Robert Howlett - Originally published in 1709, this is a facsimile reprint based on the classical exposition of one of the oldest sports. It deals with breeding, feeding, and curing cocks of the game. The text is in Old English and is full of information written in a quaint style. Available for the first time this century. Hard cover with gold lettering.

The Royal Pastime of Cock-Fighting (Reprint)

by Robert Howlett

$29.95 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

Understanding Old English Game (Third Edition) by Dr. Joseph Batty - In this Third Edition new illustrations have been included. They include two full pages in colour showing six pairs of large and six pairs of bantams in paintings by Charles Francis. Originally used for cockfighting, they provided sport for kings and commoners. This book explains in simple and concise language how Old English game are bred and managed. There is also a comprehensive guide to colours available, and the Old English Game Club standards.

Understanding Old English Game (Third Edition)

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$17.00 (CAN)
(This title is currently OUT of PRINT)

 

 


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