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The illustrated book of canaries and cage-birds, British and foreign 1 edition

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The illustrated book of canaries and cage-birds, British and foreign
by W.A. Blakston, W. Swaysland, and August F. Wiener

Published 1878 by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. in London, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

CANARIES I Introductory and Historical r II The Out-door Aviary 7
ni The In-door Aviary 11
IV The Breeding-room ; 17
V Cages and Cage-making 24
VI Nest-boxes and other Appliances 38
VII Pairing and Sitting 49
VIII Hatching and Rearing 58
IX Moulting The Canary's Plumage 71
X Moulting on Cayenne 78
XI The Norwich Canary 91
XII The Crested Norwich 102
XIII Breeding Norwich Canaries 109
XIV Breeding Marked Norwich , ug XV Breeding Crested Norwich 127
XVI The Cinnamon Canary 139
XVII Breeding Cinnamon Canaries 146
XVIII The Lizard Canary ..." ^ 154
XIX Breeding Lizard Canaries 165
XX The London Fancy Canary 175
XXI Breeding London Fancy Canaries 181
xxii The Belgian Canary .' 188
xxiii Canary Societies in Belgium 203
xxiv Breeding and Management of Belgian Canaries 208
XXV The Scotch Fancy Canary 223
XXVI Breeding and Exhibiting Scotch Fancy Canaries ' 231
XXVII The Yorkshire Canary 238

Edition Notes

Cover and spine title: The book of canaries and cage birds.

Frontispiece caption differs from that found in "Cassell & Co." ed.

Publisher's ads: [4] p. at end.

Gilt-decorated blue-cloth cover; all edges gilt.

Includes index.

Other Titles
Book of canaries and cage birds.

The Physical Object

viii, 448, [4] p., [56] leaves of plates :
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