This is a lovely antique book, published in 1897. With sensitive illustrations of every species, by H. Stannard (see photographs for contents and illustrations). The subtitle is 'Their Habits, Music and Characteristics' and this makes for a special reference work. The hardback cover is showing some signs of age but retains the beautiful guilt embossed bird to the front board. A total of 287 pages in good condition. For more information or photographs, please get in touch.

Our Favourite Songbirds - Charles Dixon


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