GERMAN PIGEON BOOKS

Updated October 22, 2018

 

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OLD GERMAN BOOK, circa 1900, (If you can translate this title, please tell me) old style German printing, I cannot read this. soft cover, b/w illustrations, 56 pages, 8.5 by 5.5 inches, good/very good condition..............................$50.00

DIE TAUBENZUDT 1895, German, letters are old German and I cannot read it, 100 pages, b/w illustrations, 7.5 by 4.875 inches, some foxing on first few pages, good condition................$100.00

DIE WELT DER RASSETAUBEN (The World of Pigeons) by Erich Muller, 1978. Hard cover w/ d/j, 566 pages b/w photos and illustrations, covers all aspects of pigeons, breeds, breeding, etc, impressive book, very good condition...$100.00

Deutscher Rassetauben-Standard : offizielle Musterbeschreibungen des Bundes Deutscher Rassegeflügelzüchter (BDRG) (German Standard for Fancy Pigeon Breeds) 1992, hard cover binder, four post binder with approx 300 pages. 8.6 by 7 inches. Judging standards for fancy breeds. Condition is very good/excellent......$80.00 

DIE VIER JAHRESZEITEN by H. Joseph Heuskin (The Four Seasons of the Racing Pigeon Year), date, my estimate 1900, soft cover, 128 pages, 8.5 by 5.5 inches, good/very good condition....$50.00

DER JUNGE TAUBENZUCHTER (The Young Pigeon Breeder) by Erich Klien, 1927, soft cover, 126 pages, b/w photos and illustrations. 8.75 by 5.75 inches. Appears to be about fancy breeds. Nicely illustrated. good condition.....$50.00

 

Der Junge Taubenzuchter (The Young Pigeon Breeder) by Erich Klein, 1927, 2nd edition, soft cover, 126 pages, 125 very nice illustrations & drawings, 8.75 by 5.75 inches, good condition w/ small fault on top of spine and the first page is loose...COPY #2..$50.00 Now $40.00

BRIEFTAUBEN=ZUCHT UND BRIEFTAUBEM=SPORT (Homing Pigeon Breeding and Racing) by Hans Gunther, 1926, soft cover, 52 pages, b/w illustrations and photos, 8.75 by 5.5 inches, very good condition..............$50.00

Rasse Und Sport Taubenzucht by Fritz Juhre & Fritiz Kockel, 1952 Berlin, Germany hard cover 359 pages, 1 color plate, 266 illustrations & drawings, 9.5 by 6.5 inches, good/very good condition...$125.00 Now $100

HANBUCH DER TAUBEN Book 1 ZUCHT UND VEREBUNG BEI TAUBEN by Axel Sell. 1986 First Edition, hard cover, 203 pages, high gloss pages, filled with color illustrations and photos, 8 by 8.5 inches, condition is very good/excellent......$75.00

HANDBUCH DER TAUBEN Book 2 RASSETAUBEN by Erich Muller and Ludwig Schrag, 1984 First Edition, hard cover, 251 high gloss pages, wonderful high gloss photos, 8 by 8.5 inches, very good/excellent condition...................$100.00

SPECIAL OFFER ON THE ERICH MULLER SET. Take both books ($175 value)  ................$150.00

UNSERE TAUBEN: TUMMLER (Tumblers) by Edmund Zurth, 1963, board covers, 296 pages, b/w photos,8.25 by 5.75 inches, in very good/excellent condition, comprehensive book.....$75.00 sold

HANDBUCH DER TAUBENRASSEN (MANUAL OF PIGEON BREEDS) by Joachim Schutte, 1981, hard cover w/ dust jacket, 592 pages including 200 pages of photos of various breeds, b/w photos, This book is comparable to Levi's Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds, 8.75 by 5.75 inches, condition is very good/ excellent..........................$80.00

HANDBUCH DER TAUBENRASSEN by Joachim Schutte, 1971 hard cover (Handbook of Pigeon Breeds), 360 pages, many b/w photos of pigeon breeds, 8.5 by 5.5, owner's name inside front cover otherwise in very good condition...............................$75.00 Now $60.00

DAS RASSEGEFLUGEL ~ TAUBEN Books 1-4 Cmplt Set, Author is Fritz Juhre, Artist is Rudolf Hoffman, 1954, soft cover, complete set of four books on pigeon breeds, 115 terrific color prints, 5.75 by 4.125 inches, in very good/new condition..SET 1....................$125.00 Now $100

 

DAS RASSEGEFLUGEL ~ TAUBEN Books 1-4 Cmplt Set, Author is Fritz Juhre, Artist is Rudolf Hoffman, 1954, soft cover, complete set of four books on pigeon breeds, 115 terrific color prints, 5.75 by 4.125 inches, in very good/new condition..SET 2......................$125.00 Now $100

DAS TAUBENBUCH (The Pigeon Book) by Rudolf Barth, 1960. German, hard cover, b/w illustrations, 211 pages, 9.625 by 6.75 inches, condition is good/very good....$75.00 Now $65.00

DAS TAUBENBUCH (PIGEON BOOK ~ GERMAN PIGEONS) by J.A. Geihe, 1950, (The pigeon book: A joint work of German fanciers for the reconstruction and promotion of the German breeding pigeons) German, 231 pages, 58 illustrations, 3 color plates, colored cover, soft cover, 8.25 inches by 5.75 inches, excellent/new condition /COPY #1 ......$80.00...Now $75.00

Die Wirtschaftstauben-Zucht by Fritz Juhre, 1950, 2nd ed. German, 9.75 inches by 6.5 inches, colored cover, 111 pages, 57 illustrations, very good/excell condition.$200...Now$100.00

Rassetauben. Zucht, Haltung und Flugsport (Pigeons, Breeding, Showing and Flying) by Heinrich Mackrott, 1985, hard cover, 177 pages, high gloss color photos and b/w illustrations, 8.5 by 6.5 inches, in excellent condition.............Copy #1......$50.00

 

Rassetauben. Zucht, Haltung und Flugsport (Pigeons, Breeding, Showing and Flying) by Heinrich Mackrott, 1985, hard cover, 177 pages, high gloss color photos and b/w illustrations, 8.5 by 6.5 inches, in excellent condition.............Copy #2......$50.00

UNSERE TAUBEN ~ KROPFTAUBEN (CROPPERS) by Edmund Zurth, 1960, soft cover, 96 pages, 8.4 by 5.85 inches, cover has small faults, book is in verg good condition.............$75.00.. Now $50.00

UNSERE DEUTSCHE SCHAUTAUBE (GERMAN BEAUTY HOMER) by Heinz Becker, 1957, 84 pages, soft cover, b/w photos and illustrations, 5.75 inch by 8.25 inch, good condition....$40.00..Now $35.00

FLUGTAUBENSPORT (Racing Pigeons) by Heinz Kaupschafer 1991, soft cover, 144 pages, b/w photos and illustrations, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, very good condition..................................$40.00

KURZSCHNABLIGE TUMMLER Die Neue Brehm-Bucherei by Horst Marks, 1989, soft cover, 176 pages, color and b/w photos and illustrations, approx 8 by 5.75 inches, condition is excellent.........................................$40.00

DAS BUCH DER KROPFER (Croppers) by Josef Fischer, 1980, soft cover, 131 pages b/w photos and illustrations, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, in excellent condition...................................$60.00

OLD GERMAN CROPPERS by Josef Wolters, 1978, soft cover, 112 pages, color and b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.75 inches. condition very good/excellent.....................$75.00 Now $60.00

 

OLD GERMAN CROPPERS by Josef Wolters, 1978, soft cover, 112 pages, color and b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.75 inches. condition very good/excellent......COPY #2......$75.00 Now $60.00

DIE PFAUTAUBE; GESCHICHTE ZUCHT HALTUNG (Fantail Pigeons) Erich Muller, 1975, soft cover, 127 pages, b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.6 inches, good condition......................$50.00

ALLES UBER RASSETAUBEN: TROMMELTAUBEN, STRUCKTURTAUBEN und MOVCHENTAUBEN (Frill Type Pigeons (my guess)), Erich Muller, 2001 hard cover, color photos, 8.5 by 6 inches, excellent condition...........................................$50.00

Die Zucht Der Coburger Lerche (The Breeding of the Coburg Lark) by Wilhelm Kruger, 1957, soft cover, 6 inch by 8 inch, 59 pages, excellent condition.....................$45.00 Now $40.00

 

Die Zucht Der Coburger Lerche (The Breeding of the Coburg Lark) by Wilhelm Kruger, 1957, soft cover, 6 inch by 8 inch, 59 pages, excellent condition ........................

.................Copy 2....$45.00...Now $40.00

 

HOCHFLUGTAUBENSPORT UND ANDRE FLUGTAUBEN HOBBIES (Flying Breeds and Lofts) Heinz Kaupschafer, 1980 soft cover, b/w photos, 126 pages, 8.25 by 5.875 inches, like new...$50.00

TAUBEN SCHLAGE UND VOLIEREN (Racing Pigeon Loft Design) date estimate is 1950, soft cover 67 pages, b/w illustrations, 8.25 by 6 inches, good/very good condition................$30.00

FLUGTAUBENSPORT (Rollers and Tipplers) by Heinz Kaupschafer 2005, soft cover, color and b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, very good condition..........................................$35.00

UNSERE TAUBEN - FARBENTAUBEN (German Color Pigeons) by Edmund Zurth, board cover, b/w photos, 187 pages, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, in very good condition..................................................$75.00

DIE SUDDEUSTCHEN FARBENTAUBEN (GERMAN COLOR PIGEONS) by Wilhelm Bauer, 1996, soft cover, 128 pages, color and b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.875 inches, like new condition......$55.00.....Now $50.00 sold

CHAMPIONS DER WELT (Racing Pigeon Champions of the World) Volume 7, 2001 Hard cover, 511 pages, high gloss paper, brilliant color photos, 9.75 by 6.75 inches, terrific book, like new .....................................................$50.00

LEBEN MIT BRIEFTAUBEN (LIFE WITH PIGEONS) 1984, hard cover, 381 pages, color and b/w illustration (HISTORY OF RACING PIGEONS IN GERMANY), 9.75 by 8.25 inches, condition is good/very good except page edges are soiled. This book is unlike any I have seen, it covers all aspects of the history and development of Racing pigeons in Germany...........$60.00...........Now $50.00

HAUS-TAUBEN (Pigeon Breeds) Joaschim Schutte 1982, hard cover, 178 pages, gorgeous color photos of various breeds, 6.75 by 4.75, excellent condition....................$35.00 sold

DAS BUCH DER TAUBEN - DIE BIBIOPHILEN TASCHENBUCHER, soft cover, Contains all the 50 color prints from the 1878 Fulton-Ludlow book. These are incredible prints. 122 pages. about 7 by 4.75 inches, new book...............................$35.00

HAUSTAUBEN (Guide to Keeping and Breeding Fancy Pigeons) by Max Lang. 1948. German, Published in Switzerland, hardcover w/ dj,  292 pages, 6 color plates, 232 illustrations and drawings, 9 inches by 6.5 inches, very good condition, very rare. Great Book...Copy #1.......$100.00 .

HAUSTAUBEN (Guide to Keeping and Breeding Fancy Pigeons) by Max Lang. 1948. German, Published in Switzerland, hardcover 292 pages, 6 color plates, 232 illustrations and drawings, 9 inches by 6.5 inches, Good/very good condition, inside front cover there are some ink scratches, very rare.............$100.00 ..Now $80.00

UNSERE TAUBEN: HUHN-UND FORMENTAUBEN by Edmund Zurth, (German Pigeon Breeds) 77 pages, b/w illustrations, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, used, owner has made some notes within, overall good.........................................$20.00  sold

DIE KRANKE TAUBE IM BILD (The Sick Pigeon; Diagnosing Major Diseases), by Karl Walter Hauser, 1956 First Edition, Essen, Germany: Verlag Die Reisetaube, Hard cover with dustjacket, 8.5 by 6 inches, 208 pages, 32 color illustrations, 112 illustrations, in very good condition...............$150.00............Now $100.00

DIE DEUTSCHE REISETAUBE, IHRE UND REISMETHODEN, 1949 (The German Racing Pigeon, Breeding and Race Methods). soft cover, one color diagram, 67 pages, 6.5 by 4.5 inches, in good/very good condition.........$50.00 Now $40

MOVCHEN ADEL DER TAUBENWELT (Short Face Breeds) by Gunter Zimmer, soft cover, 64 pages, 16 color photos, 6.5 by 4.5 inches, very good condition............................................$25.00

REISETAUBEN IHRE ZUCHT UND HALTUNG NACH NEUEN ERKENNTNISSEN GELSENKIRCHEN-DUER (Racing Pigeons) by  Frieddrich Regenstein, 1948 Germany, Felix Post Verlag, soft cover, 126 pages, 18 plain plates, 10 drawings, 8.25 by  6 inches, in good condition........................................$50.00  

LEXIKON DER TAUBEN 2005, hard cover, brilliant color photos, 288p high gloss photos, 7 by 6 inches, this is a beautiful book, like new..............................$50.00  sold

TAUBENZUCHT, TAUBENSPORT UND TAUBENSCHLAGE (Pigeon Breeding and Breeds) by Joachim Schutte,  96 pages, soft cover, very good condition...............................$15.00 sold

Der Kurzeste Und Sicherste Weg Zu Den Hochstleistungen.  (The Short Estonian and the Best way to High Performance) by Theodor Backs, 1957. (German) 4th Improved Edition. Gladback, Germany: Wilma Gesenhaus. 96 pages. 10 illustrations, l color plate of eyes of racing pigeons. 5.875 by 4.5 inches, Paperback, condition is very good/excellent.....$50.00............Now $40.00

VOEDING, VOEDER VITAMINEN EN DUIVEN (Food, Feed and Vitamins for Pigeons) by Door A. van den Hoek, 1972, soft cover, GERMAN, 116 pages,  9 by 6 inches, cover is a bit soiled and last page was folded, otherwise in good condition. this is a $50 book.....my price ................$25.00

TAUBEN HALTUNG, ZUCHT UND ARTEN VON ZIERTAUBEN (DOVES) by Jurgen Nicolai, 1969, in German, soft cover, 74 pages, illustrated, 7.75 by 5.25 inches, in good/very good condition..................$50.00..Now $40.00

MEINE WITWERSCHAFTS METHODE by Walter Krusenbaum, 1955, (My Widowhood Method with Racing Pigeons), soft cover, illustrated, 48 pages, 7.75 by 5 inches, in good/very good condition................$50.00  Now $40.00

UNSERE TAUBEN; TROMMEL-UND WARZENTAUBEN (Can someone please translate this?) by Edmund Zurth, soft cover, 87 pages, b/w photos, 8.25 by 5.875 inches, good/very good condition...................................$40.00 

BRIEFTAUBEN by Werner Grundel, 1978 hard cover, German, on Racing Pigeons, b/w and color illustrations, 153 pages, 8.5 by 6.5 inches, in good/very good condition......................$50.00

TAUBEN (German Pigeon Breeds), S. & M. Tyler Petrzilka, 1995, hard cover w/ dust jacket, 224 pages, incredible color drawings, 8.5 by 6 inches, condition is very good/excellent...........$65.00

DIE TAUBEN: RASSETAUBEN (Pigeon Breeds) by Engelmann et al, 1973, hard cover w/o d/j, 400 pages, b/w photos and illustrations, 9.5 by 6.75 inches, companion book to the book below, good/very good condition................$50.00

 

DIE TAUBEN: RASSETAUBEN (Pigeon Breeds) by Engelmann et al, 1973, hard cover w/o d/j, 400 pages, b/w photos and illustrations, 9.5 by 6.75 inches, companion book to the book below, good condition................COPY #2.............$35.00

DIE TAUBE: BIOLOGIE, HALTUNG, FUTTERUNG (The Pigeon: Biology and Behavior) by Dr Kurt Vogel, et al. 1979, hard cover with d/j, 319 pages, b/w photos and illustartions, 9.5 by 6.75 inches, x-library, in good condition...................$50.00

Flugsport Mit Reisetauben (Aviation with Pigeons; Racing and Breeding) by Karl Friedrich Dorn, 1953 , Berlin, Germany, 293 pages, 73 drawings & illustrations, 9.5 by 6.5 inches, hardcover with dust jacket, good/very good condition,(copy#1)....$100.00 Now $75.00

 

Flugsport Mit Reisetauben (Aviation with Pigeons; Racing and Breeding) by Karl Friedrich Dorn, 1953,, Berlin, Germany, 293 pages, 73 drawings & illustrations, 9.5 by 6.5 inches, hardcover with dust jacket, good/very good condition,(copy#2)..$100.00 Now $75.00

Flugsport Mit Reisetauben (Aviation with Pigeons; Racing and Breeding) by Karl Friedrich Dorn, 1954, Berlin, Germany, 332 pages, 50 drawings & illustrations, 9.5 by 6.5 inches, hardcover with dust jacket (dj is worn), good/very good condition, ..........(copy #3.....................$75.00..........Now $50.00

DIE WELT DER TAUBEN. TAUBENZUCHT VOM ALTERTUM BIS ZUR GEGENWART (Breeding Pigeons from Antiquity to the Present) by Edmund Zurth, 1956, First Edition, 317 pages, 4 color plates, 3 plain plates, 315 illustrations & drawings, hard cover with dustjacket, 9.25 by 6.5 inches, very good condition, this is a very nice book ...COPY #1.......$80.00

 

DIE WELT DER TAUBEN. TAUBENZUCHT VOM ALTERTUM BIS ZUR GEGENWART (Breeding Pigeons from Antiquity to the Present) by Edmund Zurth, 1956, First Edition, 317 pages, 4 color plates, 3 plain plates, 315 illustrations & drawings, hard cover with dustjacket, 9.25 by 6.5 inches, very good plus, condition, this is a very nice book ...COPY #2.......$80.00

 

DIE WELT DER TAUBEN. TAUBENZUCHT VOM ALTERTUM BIS ZUR GEGENWART (Breeding Pigeons from Antiquity to the Present) by Edmund Zurth, 1956, First Edition, 317 pages, 4 color plates, 3 plain plates, 315 illustrations & drawings, hard cover w/out dustjacket, 9.25 by 6.5 inches, very good condition, this is a very nice book ...COPY #3.......$60.00

DUIVENKWEEK  DUIVENSPORT (RACING PIGEONS) by Leon Petit, 1967 First Edition had cover, illustrated, 274 pages, 7.75 by 5.5 inches, dust jacket has worked hard and the d/j is bad, the book is in good/very good condition. GERMAN................COPY #1.........$30.00

 

DUIVENKWEEK  EN DUIVENSPORT (RACING PIGEONS) by Leon Petit, 1967 First Edition had cover, illustrated, 274 pages, 7.75 by 5.5 inches, dust jacket has worked hard and the d/j is bad, the book is in average condition (ink stain on lower front cover, but OK).............COPY #2.........$15.00

POSTDUIVEN (RACING PIGEONS) by G. Mingelen, 1973, soft cover, 84 pages, color and b/w illustrations, 7.375 by 5.25 inches, this is a $25 book but cover is loose but still attached, condition is good................................................$15.00

BRIEFTAUBEN by Toni Bruggemann, 1980, soft cover, 111 pages, illustrated, 6.5 by 4.5 inches, good condition................................$20.00