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 ...
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Page 440 - ORCHIDS : Their Culture and Management, with Descriptions of all the Kinds in General Cultivation. Illustrated by Coloured Plates and Engravings. By W. WATSON, Assistant-Curator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ; Assisted by W. BEAN, Foreman, Royal Gardens, Kew. Second Edition, Revised and with Extra Plates. In cloth gilt and gilt edges, price ĢI Is., by post ĢI Is.
Page 434 - 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 438 - Illustrated Descriptions of the most suitable Plants, with general and Special Cultural Directions, and all necessary information for the Guidance of the Amateur. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Magnificently Illustrated. By WJ MAT.
Page 261 - Then take the dimensions from the point of the bill to the end of the tail...
Page 433 - 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 438 - Goat-Keeping for Amateurs : Being the Practical Management of Goats for Milking Purposes. Abridged from
Page 439 - INLAND WATERING PLACES. A Description of the Spas of Great Britain and Ireland, their Mineral Waters, and their Medicinal Value, and the attractions which they offer to Invalids and other Visitors. Profusely illustrated. A Companion Volume to
Page 435 - 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 433 - 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.