This antiquarian book contains a complete guide to the housing, feeding, sexing, and general management of British birds in aviaries and cages. It comprises a wealth of useful information on keeping a large number of different birds ranging from goldfinches to starlings, and it is highly recommended for those with a practical interest in the subject. Although old, the information contained within the pages of this book is timeless, and will be of considerable utility to the modern enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: "Housing and Feeding", "The Goldfinch", "The Bullfinch", "The Linnet", "The Greenfinch", "The Chaffinch", "The Bramblefinch", "The Siskin", "The Redpoll", "The Twite", "The Hawfinch", "What They Feed On", "The Corn Bunting", etcetera. This vintage book is being republished in an affordable, modern, high quality edition - complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on aviculture.