The Canary Book: Containing Full Directions for the Breeding, Rearing, and Management of Canaries and Canary Mules; Cage Making, &c.; Formation of Canary Societies; Exhibition Canaries, Their Points, and how to Breed and Exhibit Them; and All Other Matters Connected with this Fancy ...
L.U. Gill, 1893 - Canaries - 429 pages
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Page 432 - 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 259 - Then take the dimensions from the point of the bill to the end of the tail...
Page 431 - 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 433 - Exhibition Canaries. Full Particulars of all the different Varieties, their Points of Excellence, Preparing Birds for Exhibition, Formation and Management of Canary Societies and Exhibitions. Illustrated. In cloth, price 2s. 6d., by post 2s.
Page 431 - Specimens, &c., &c., to which are added numerous Facsimiles for Study and Reference, and an extensive Valuation Table of Autographs worth Collecting. By HENRY T. SCOTT, MD, LRCP, &c.