Round and about the Book-stalls: A Guide for the Book-hunter
L. U. Gill, 1891 - Bibliomania - 119 pages
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Page 3 - An invaluable book on a subject of the highest importance." — ENGLISH INDEPENDENT. Vandervell and Witham. — A SYSTEM OF FIGURESKATING : Being the Theory and Practice of the Art as developed in England, with a Glance at its Origin and History. By HE VANDERVELL and TM WITHAM, Members of the London Skating Club. Extra fcap. 8vo. 6s.
Page 3 - AQUARIA, BOOK OF. A Practical Guide to the Construction, Arrangement, and Management of Fresh-water and Marine Aquaria ; containing Full Information as to the Plants, Weeds, Fish, Molluscs, Insects. &c., How and Where to Obtain Them, and How to Keep Them in Health.
Page 9 - Rabbit, Book of The. A Complete Work on Breeding and Rearing all Varieties of Fancy Rabbits, giving their History, Variations, Uses, Points, Selection, Mating, Management, Ac., Ac.
Page 4 - Bookbinding for Amateurs: Being descriptions of the various Tools and Appliances Required, and Minute Instructions for their Effective Use. By WJE CRANE. Illustrated with 156 Engravings. In cloth gilt, price 2/6, by post 2/9. Breeders' and Exhibitors' Record, for the Registration of Particulars concerning Pedigree Stock of every Description.
Page 4 - ... most suitable Sailing Boats and Yachts for Amateurs, and Instructions for their Proper Handling. Fully Illustrated with Designs and Working Diagrams. By ADRIAN NEISON, CE, DIXON KEMP, AINA, and G.
Page 10 - The Book of the Rabbit " and " The Guinea Pig for Food, Fur, and Fancy.
Page 9 - PIG, BOOK OF THE. The Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management of the Pig; the Treatment of its Diseases; the Curing and Preserving of Hams, Bacon, and other Pork Foods ; and other information appertaining to Pork Farming. By PROFESSOR JAMES LONG. Fully Illustrated with Portraits of Prize Pigs, Plans of Model Piggeries, &c.
Page 6 - DOGS, BREAKING AND TRAINING : Being Concise Directions for the proper education of Dogs, both for the Field and for Companions. Second Edition. By "PATHFINDER.
Page 4 - Cactus Culture for Amateurs : Being Descriptions of the various Cactuses grown in this country ; with Full and Practical Instructions for their Successful Cultivation. By W. WATSON, Assistant Curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Page 5 - COOKERY FOR AMATEURS; or, French Dishes for English Homes of all Classes. Includes Simple Cookery, Middle-class Cookery, Superior Cookery, Cookery for Invalids, and Breakfast and Luncheon Cookery. By MADAME VALERIE.