Manual of Cage Birds, American and Foreign, with Directions for Breeding, Rearing, and Keeping Them

By: Collier, J. H.

Price: $225.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


New York: J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street, 1872. Scarce book from 1872 about the popular Victorian hobby of keeping caged birds for their beauty and song. Gray printed softcover with the design of a girl with a bird on her shoulder on the front cover, advertisement for the publisher's Mocking-Bird Food on the back cover, 124 pages. Sound copy with some rubbing and light soil to the covers, corners and spine ends a bit chipped, text block sound, pages a bit age-toned but not particularly brittle, some very minor foxing, no names or other markings. Sections include: The Canary; European Song-Birds Adapted to the Cage (Hard-Billed and Soft-Billed Birds); American Song-Birds Adapted to the Cage (Hard-Billed and Soft-Billed Birds); Miscellaneous Cage Birds; Parrot Tribe. . Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

Title: Manual of Cage Birds, American and Foreign, with Directions for Breeding, Rearing, and Keeping Them

Author Name: Collier, J. H.

Categories: Recreation, Sports and Hobbies, Science, Medicine & Nature,

Publisher: New York, J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street: 1872

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 017997

Keywords: VICTORIAN BIRD KEEPING WILD BIRDS RECREATION WILDLIFE