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BEES AND BIRDS.

PRACTICAL BEE-KEEPING:

Being Plain Instructions to the Amateur for the Successful Management of the Honey
Bee. Second Edition. With numerous illustrations. By FRANK CHESHIRE. In cloth

gilt, price 28. 6d. Here are full and plain instructions to the amateur on every point."-JOURNAL OF HORTICULTURE. BEE-KEEPING FOR AMATEURS:

Being a Short Treatise on Apiculture on Humane and Successful Principles. By THOMAS

ADDEY (the Lincolnshire Apiarian). In paper, price 6d.
" Full of useful information."-BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON.
POULTRY FOR PRIZES AND PROFIT:

Contains : Breeding Poultry for Prizes, Exhibition Poultry, and Management of the Poultry
Yard. Handsomely Illustrated. New Edition, Revised and Enlarged. By JAMES Loxg.
In cloth gilt, price 2s.6d.

(New aird Enlarged Edition in the Press, EXHIBITION ACCOUNT BOOKS:

For use at all Dog, Poultry, Pigeon, Rabbit, and Cage Bird Shows. In Four Books, comprising : I. Minute Book; II. Cash Book; III. Entries Book; IV. Ledger.

With Full Directions and illustrative Examples for Working them. Ņ.B.The set of Four Books is kept in THREE SERIES : No. 1, for Show of 500 Entries, 5s. the set; No. 2, for 1000 Entries, 7s. 6d. the set; and No. 3, for 1500 Entries, 128, 6d. the set. Larger sizes in proportion. The books can be hai separate.

Minute Book No. 1, 1s. Od.; No. 2, Is. 3d.; No. 3, 28. ra.
Cash Book No. 1, 28. od., No. 2 28. 6.; No. 3, 4s. Od.
Entries Book No. 1, 2 , od., No. 2, 23. 6d.; N. 3, 48. Od,

Ledger No. 1, 23. od.; No. 2, 23. 60.; No. 3, 4s. Od. “We can recommend the books as admirably adapled for the purposes for which they are intended."--THE FIELD. DUCKS AND GEESE:

Their Characteristics, Points, and Management, By Vakious BREEDERS. Splendidly

Illustrated. In paper, price ls. 60.
"A very desirable little work.”—THE QUEEN,
FOREIGN CAGE BIRDS:

Containing Full Directions for Successfully Breeding, Rearing, and Managing the various
Beautiful Cage Birds imported into this Country. Beautifully Illustrated. By C, W. GEDNEY.
In cloth gilt, in two vols., price 8s. 6d.; in extra cloth gilt, gilt edges, in one vol., price

93, 6d. Full of information on every point.”—PUBLIC OPINION. PARROTS, PARRAKEETS, COCKATOOS, LORIES, AND

Macawe:
Their Varieties. Breeding and Management. Illustrated. (Forming Vol. I, of Foreign
Cage Birds.") In cloth gilt, price 88. 6d.

WAXBILLS, FINCHES, WEAVERS, ORIOLES, and Other

Small Foreign Aviary Birds:
Their Varieties, Breeding, and Management. Beautifully Illustrated Forming Vol. II.

of "Foreign Cage Birds.") In cloth gilt, price 5s.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT OF CANARIES:

Including Cages and Cage Making, Breeding, Managing, Mule Breeding, Diseases and their Treatment, Moulting, Rats and Mice, &c. Illustrated. SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND GREATLY ENLARGED. (Forming section 1. of the Canary Book.”).

In cloth, price 28. 61. EXHIBITION CANARIES:

Containing Full Particulars of all the different Varieties, their Points of Excellence. Preparing Birds for Exhibition, Formation and Management of Canary Societies and Exhibitions. Illustrated. (Forming Section II. of the Canary Book.") SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED. In cloth, price 2s. 6d.

All Books sent Carriage Free,

L. Upcott Gill, Publisher, 170, Strand, W.C.

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YORKSHIRE FANCY (from "The Canary Book.” Price 5s.). CANARY BOOK :

Containing Full Directions for the Breeding, Rearing, and Management of all Varieties of Canaries and Canary Mules, the Promotion and Management of Canary Societies and Exhibitions, and all other matters connected with this Fancy. By ROBERT L. WALLACE, SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED AND REVISED,

WITH MANY NEW ILLUS. TRATIONS of Prize Birds, Cages, &c. In cloth gilt, price 5s. (May also be had in two Sections, as follow:] This very comprehensive work which is one of a most practical character ... may be safely consulted by all canary fanciers.”—THE FIELD.

All Books sent Carriage Free.
L. Upcott Gill, Publisher, 170, Strand, W.C.

Practical Handbooks.Bees & Birds, Gardening. 9 FANCY PIGEONS:

Containing Full Directions for the Breeding and Management of Fancy Pigeons, and Descriptions of every known variety, together with all other information of interest or use to Pigeon Fanciers. Second Edition, bringing the subject down to the present time.

Handsomely Illustrated. By J. C. LYELL. In extra cloth gilt, price 78. 6d. (ne of the best of its kind."-BELL'S LIFE. AMATEUR'S AVIARY OF FOREIGN BIRDS:

Or, how to Keep and Breed Foreign Birds with Pleasure and Profit in England. Ilus trated. By W. T. GREENE, M.D., M.A., F.Z.S., F.S.S., &c., Author of “Parrots in

Captivity," and Editor of "Notes on Cage Birds. In cloth gilt, price 3s. 6d. “Is worthy of a hearty welcome from all breeders and keepers of foreign birds.”—LIVE STOCK JOURNAL.

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SPICE BIRDS (from “ Amateur's Aviary of Foreiga Birds." Price 38, 6d.).

THE SPEAKING PARROTS :

A Scientific Manual on tbe Art of Keeping and Breeding the principal Talking Parrots in confinement, by Dr. KARL Russ (Author of "The Foreign Aviary Birds,". "Manual for Bird Fanciers, &c.). Illustrated with COLOURED PLATES. IQ Monthly Parts, price 7d., or complete in cloth gilt, price 6s. 61.

GARDENING.

GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT FOR AMATEURS:

Descriptions of the best Greenhouses and Frames, with Instructions for Building them particulars of the various methods of Heating, 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, Mag.

nificently Illustrated. By W.J. MAY. In cloth gilt, price 5s. Ought to be in the hands of everybody.”—THE QUEEN. LILY OF THE VALLEY:

All About It, and How to Grow It. Forced indoors, and out of doors in various ways. By

WILLIAM ROBERTS, In paper covers, price 6d. “ Lovers of these beautiful flowers will welcome this edition.”-PAPER AND PRINTING TRADES JOURNAL.

All Books sent Carriage Free.
L. Upcott Gill, Publisher, 170, Strand, W.C.

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FLOWER QF ANTIRRHINUM ORONTIUM.

HIN AND CHICKENS DAISY

(BELLIS PERENNIS PROLIFERA). (From Vol. I. of "The Illustrated[ Dictionary of Gardening.” Price 158.)

Practical Handbooks.Gardening.

II THE ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF GARDENING:

A Practical Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Amateurs and Professionals. Illustrated with upwards of 1500 engravings. Vol. I., 552pp., 743 Illustrations, now ready, price 15s.

Also in Monthly Parts, price ls. No work of the kind could be of more use to the professional and amateur gardener.”— PUBLIC OPINION.

The fullest information is given, and the illustrations, which are exceedingly numerous, are first rate.”—THE WORLD. HARDY FRUIT BOOK :

Contains : The most desirable sorts, the best Methods of Cultivation, the Prevention or
Cure of the Diseases of the Apple, Pear, Peach and Nectarine, Apricot, Cherrs, Chestnur,
Currant, Fig, Filbert or Hazel Nut, Gooseberry, Medlar. Mulberry or Morus, Plum, Quince,

Raspberry, Strawberry, and Walnut. Fully Illustrated. By D. T. FISH. In cloth, price 5.. Treats in close and critical detail of every practical process in the rearing, training, and culture of hardy fruits.”—THE GARDEN.

HARDY PERENNIALS AND OLD-FASHIONED GAR

DEN FLOWERS: Descriptions, alphabetically arranged, of the most desirable Plants for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies, including Foliage as well as Flowering Plants. Profusely Illustrated.

By J. WOOD. In cloth, pric35.
Seems particularly useful.ATHENÆUM.
VINE CULTURE FOR AMATEURS:

Being Plain Directions for the successful Growing of Grapes with the Means and
Appliances usually at the command of Amateurs. Illustrated. By W. J. MAY. In paper,

price ls.
Plain and practical.”—THE QUEEN.

PRUNING, GRAFTING, & BUDDING FRUIT TREES:

Illustrated with ninety-three Diagrams. By D. T. Fish. In paper, price 18. One of the few gardening books that will suit everybody.”—GARDENER'S MAGAZINE.

GARDEN PESTS AND THEIR ERADICATION :

Containing Practical Instructions for the Amateur to Overcome the Enemies of the

Garden. With numerous Illustrations. In paper, price is. It is just the sort of book one would refer to in emergency.—THE FLORIST AND POMO

LOGIST.

ORCHIDS FOR AMATEURS:

Containing Descriptions of Orchids suited to the requirements of the Amateur, with full Instructions for their successful Cultivation. With numerous beautiful Illustrations. By

JAMES BRITTEN, F.L.S., and W. H. GOWER. In cloth gilt, price 78. 6d. The joint work of a competent totanist . . . and a successful cultivator with the experience of a quurter of a century."-GARDENER'S CHRONICLE.

ROSE BUDDING :

Containing full Instructions for the successful performance of this interesting opera

tion. Illustrated. By D. T. Fish. In paper, price 6d. “Full, practical . . . and contains many valuable hints."-GARDEN.

CHRYSANTHEMUM :

Its History, Varieties, Cultivation, and Diseases. By D. T. Fish. In paper, price 6d. Replete with valuable hints and sound information.”—THE STATIONER.

ARBORICULTURE FOR AMATEURS :

Being, Instructions for the Planting and Cultivation of Trees for Ornament or Use, and selections and descriptions of those suited to special requirements as to Soil, Situation, &c. By WILLIAM H. ABLETT (Author of "English Trees and Tree Planting,” &c.). In

cloth gilt, price 2s. 6d. "Full of practical remarks, tending to make it a reliable and useful guide to amateur gardeners." --THE FARMER.

All Books sent Carriage Free.
L. Upcott Gill, Publisher, 170, Strand, W.C.

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