This antique text contains a detailed yet concise handbook on foreign and exotic bird-keeping. Designed with the amateur in mind, it contains everything a novice might need to know about exotic aviculture and is written in an accessible and informative manner, complete with a plethora of helpful illustrations. A book not to be missed by the discerning enthusiast, this antique text makes for a great addition to collections of ornithological and avicultural literature. The chapters of this book include: Housing; Feeding; Breeding; General Management; Diseases, Parasites and Accidents; Small Finches, Mannikins, Waxbills, Doves and Quails; Weavers, Whdyahs and Large Finches; Cardinals and Birds of Similar Size; Parrakeets and Lovebirds; and much more. This text has been elected for modern republication due to its timeless educational value, and we are proud to republish it now complete with a new introduction on aviculture.