ALBIN’S SONG BIRDS IN FULL COLOUR ([ 1759 ])

ALBIN,Eleazar

A Natural History of English Song-Birds, and such of the foreign as are usually brought over and esteem’d for their singing. To which are added, Figures of the Cock, Hen, and Egg of each Species, exactly copied from nature By Mr, Eleazar Albin, And curiously engraven on Copper. Also A particular Account how to order the Canary-Birds in Breeding; likewise their Diseases and Cure.

ALBIN, Eleazar: A Natural History of English Song-Birds, and such of the foreign as are usually brought over and esteem’d for their singing. To which are added, Figures of the Cock, Hen, and Egg of each Species, exactly copied from nature By Mr, Eleazar Albin, And curiously engraven on Copper. Also A particular Account how to order the Canary-Birds in Breeding; likewise their Diseases and Cure. London, printed for C.Ware at the Bible and Sun, on Ludgate-Hill, MDCCLIX [1759]. The Third Edition. Engraved frontis ,[v] 96, [iv], 23 plates of birds as called for. Recently rebound to style in full sprinkled calf , the spine in six compartments, red label, gilt. Bookplate of Ferdinand Mc Veagh to front pastedown. All illustrations ,frontis, head and tail pieces hand coloured .Some offsetting from images, light toning, but the paper crisp and generally clean A charming little volume with excellent recent colouring .

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