(FOREDGE PAINTING). American Standard of Excellence, as Revised by the American Poultry Association, at Their Convention Held in Buffalo, N.Y., January 15, 1875, Giving a Complete Description of All the Recognized Varieties of Fowls. [N.P.]: Printed and Published for the American Poultry Association, 1875. 1st ed. 243pp. Illus. Later gilt-ruled full brown morocco, raised spine bands, gilt-ornamented compartments, inner gilt chamfering, A.e.g. Near fine. Foredge painting of farmyard scene with hen and rooster in foreground. The first important book of poultry standards.