Cage and chamber-birds : their natural history, habits, food, diseases, management, and modes of capture.
Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757-1822)
Place of origin
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
xvi, 500 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 18cm. Bookseller's ticket on upper cover: "J. Colbran, bookseller, Tunbridge Wells, Circulating Library". Provenance: Inscribed on title page: "Isabel Mosley". Binding: Nineteenth-century publisher's blind embossed green cloth (faded to brown mostly), gilt lettering on spine. Publisher's advertisement on endpapers.
Makers and roles
Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757-1822), author Henry Gardiner Adams (1811-1881), author Robert Sweet (1783-1835)