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NOUVEAU TRAITE DES SERINS DE CANARIE, Contenant la maniere de les elever & les appareiller, pour en avoir de belles races; avec des remarques sur les signes & causes de leurs maladies, & plusieurs Secrets pour les Guerir
Saugrain 1766 - Popular treatise on keeping canaries with one wood engraved plate of aviaries and four of the music of canary song (two folding). Revised, corrected and augmented edition. Octavo. (iv), xxiv, (iv), 209, (11) pp. Woodcut head-pieces. Contemporary full speckled calf. Spine title in gilt. Raised bands with compartments tooled in gilt. All edges red. Marbled end-papers. Boards and spine edge-rubbed. Lower joint split in two places but binding still holds tight. Gutters of end-papers and initial and final leaves slightly tender and with small chips. Small neat signature to title-page. Folding plates with corners turned and one small closed tear. Final leaf of text also with small closed tear. Apart from slight water marking to prelims and rear text largely clean. A VG copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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