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8 edition of The Fairest Fowl found in the catalog.

The Fairest Fowl

Portraits of Championship Chickens

by Ira Glass

  • 76 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • United States,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Chickens,
  • Nature,
  • Photography,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Standards,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Photography / Portraits,
  • Animals,
  • Pictorial works

  • About the Edition

    Photographs by Tamara Staples

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsTamara Staples (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8002045M
    ISBN 10081183137X
    ISBN 109780811831376
    OCLC/WorldCa45080110

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The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens Paperback – April 1, by Ira Glass (Author), Tamara Staples (Photographer)/5(24).

The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens. Chickens are bewitching birds: lush plumage, gleaming feathers, perfect thighs. But few meet the standard of perfection of the American poultry show, the beauty pageant of the barnyard and the true test of poultry pulchritude/5.

With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken.

Updated in hardcover with even more chickens and an enlarged resource section, this celebration of the wonder, peculiarity, and magnificence of championship /5(63). With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken/5(48).

Overview With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent : Tamara Staples.

Buy The Magnificent Chicken (): Portraits of the Fairest Fowl: NHBS - Ira Glass, Tamara Staples, Chronicle Books. Editions for The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens: X (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (K Author: Tamara Staples, Ira Glass, Christa Velbel. In fact, to say that The Fairest Fowl is about chickens is a bit of an understatement.

It's like saying the Louvre is about art. It's like saying the Louvre is about art. Tamara Staples' book is a chicken celebration, taking the realities of our favorite barnyard fowl to heights the humble bird has never before achieved. Chronicle Books The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens, Tamara Staples Long before Martha Stewart gave chickens star status, our friend Tamara Staples had focused her camera on them.

She didn’t just take pictures of pretty birds, she produced portraits of individuals with unique personalities—they just happened to be on: Chicago, Illinois. The fairest fowl: portraits of America's championship chickens by Staples, TamaraPages:   Staples’ second book, The Magnificent Chicken: Portraits of the Fairest Fowl, will be available Feb.

19 from Chronicle Books. Staples shot mostly around Massachusetts, New Jersey, and upstate New York with a Hasselblad camera, and typically spends between 10 minutes and half an hour with each bird during their portrait session.

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In The Fairest Fowl, photographer Tamara Staples celebrates the champions of the chicken world at their best. Dozens of stunning portraits capture the quirky personality and undeniable grace of these noble birds as you've never seen them before. The American Standard of Perfection is the official breed standard for the poultry fancy in North published in by the American Poultry Association, the Standard of Perfection (commonly referred to as "the Standard") classifies and describes the standard physical appearance, coloring and temperament for all recognized breeds of poultry, including chickens, ducks, turkeys, and.

While the book is filled with some truly lovely pictures of unique fowl, it mainly covers bantam breeds, and a few basics like the Barred Plymouth Rock and Cornish meat varieties.

A majority of the book is black and white, often blurry photos of poultry shows, random people holding chickens at said shows, and information about championship breeding programs/5. Publisher Description With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken.

Publisher Synopsis Time Out New York Sometimes, the oddest book will grab you, for no rational reason. Such is the case with The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens. Tamara Staples's "fashion-runway-style" shots of cocky, prancing specimens of poultry pulchritude are strangely sexy.Read or Download The Magnificent Chicken: Portraits of the Fairest Fowl Book by Tamara Staples, Christa Velbel.

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