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Such of the Foreign as are usually brought

over and esteem'd for their Singing.

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Figures of the Cock, HEN, and Egg of

each Species, exactly copied from Nature,

By Mr. ELEAZAR AL BIN,
And curiously engraven on Copper.

ALSO

A particular Account how to order the

CANARY-Birds in Breeding; likewise their
Diseases and Cure.

The THIRD EDITION

LONDON:
Printed for C, WARE, at the Bille and Sun, on

Ludgate-Hill. M.DCC.LIX.
Price 2 s. 6 d. Plain, 7 s. 6 d. Coloured.

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INGING Birds are so pleasant & Part of the Creation ; whether we consider their Variety, Beauty, or Harmony ; that the Animal World does not afford more agreeable Ob

jexts to the Eyes, nor none that so Sweetly gratifies the Sense of Hearing : They were, undoubtedly, designed by the great Author of Nature, on Purpose to entertain and delight Mankind, wbo, for the Generality, are well pleased with these preity innocent Creatures.

Therefore I thought I could not do a more acceptable Service for the Lovers of these sweet Choristers of the Woods, considering that it bad never been yet done, I mean with such useful Improvements, than to furnish them with Instructions for preserving them in their Houses, because they cannot always be entertained with their melodious Mufick in the Fields.

To which End, in a concise, methodical Manner, ļ bave given the Description, Charakter, &c. of

each

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