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Beautiful Chickens: Portraits of Champion Breeds
By Andrew Perris (photographer) and Christie Aschwanden
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date March 3, 2011
Pages 112
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780711231924
ISBN-10 0711231923
Dimensions 0.50 by 10.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.80
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Portraits of forty champion breeds, hen picked for your enjoyment. The latest title in the successful Beautiful...series (following in the groundbreaking hoof-prints of Beautiful Sheep, Pigs, and Cows), Beautiful Chickens takes the humble farmyard fowl and places it in the frame of a top portrait photographer. Stylishly lit and shot against a studio background, the portraits showcase forty of the world's most distinctive breeds, primped and preened for their moment of fame at assorted livestock shows. Featuring prize-winning cocks and hens, this is the ultimate in poultry portraiture. The book includes descriptions of each breed, covering their origins, physical attributes, and uses. There's also a history of hens and roosters through the ages, an introduction to the breed basics, and reportage photography from behind the scenes. Beautiful Chickens is the perfect gift for anyone, whether their fancy is for all things fowl or simply for beautiful photography. It's the coffee-table book guaranteed to get your guests talking, whether clucking over the remarkable imagery or ruffling feathers with poultry observations.

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from Thomas Dunne Books (December 6, 2011)
9780312613778 | details & prices | 112 pages | 10.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $19.99
About: An awe-inspiring collection featuring commissioned photographic portraits of the best in feathered beautiesBeautiful Chickens takes the humble farmyard fowl and places it in the frame of a top portrait photographer.
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from Gardners Books (March 3, 2011)
9780711231924 | details & prices | 112 pages | 10.25 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $19.80
About: Portraits of forty champion breeds, hen picked for your enjoyment.

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