The Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage-Birds, British and Foreign.
London, Paris & New York: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1878. First edition. Hardback in more recent attractive three quarters chestnut morocco, with marbled boards. Gilt titles to spine. New endpapers. Illustrated with gorgeous colour chromolithographic plates (including frontispiece). Many in text b/w illustrations. Boards in very good condition. Contents in good clean condition with a little light foxing to extremities of a few pages. Small pencil and ink inscription to FFEP. Owner's name to Top of title. Undated, but WORLDCAT states 1878. viii, 448 pp. 280 x 220 mm (11 x 8¾ inches).