The Art of Faking Exhibition Poultry - An Examination of the Faker's Methods and Processes with Some Observations on Their Detection

The Art of Faking Exhibition Poultry - An Examination of the Faker's Methods and Processes with Some Observations on Their Detection

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By (author) R George Scott

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  • Publisher: Read Books
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 213mm x 10mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 30 January 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Alcester
  • ISBN 10: 1406798754
  • ISBN 13: 9781406798753
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,793,632

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This antique text contains a treatise on the various methods and techniques employed in the faking of poultry for show and exhibition purposes. It was written with the aim of aiding judges of such competitions, in the identification of fakes. A fascinating insight into this curious practice, this text will be of much value to those interested in the subject and would make for an interesting addition to collections of antique poultry literature. The chapters of this book include: Faking and its Problems, The Psychology of Faking, Modern Tendencies in Faking, The Detection of Faking, The Techniques of Faking, Dying Plumage, Bleaching Plumage, Faking Leg Colour, Inserting and Extracting Feathers, Faking Lobes, Colouring Eggs, Dyes Employed, Chemicals Used in Faking, etcetera. We are proud to republish this antique book now complete with a new introduction on the subject.

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