This antique text contains a detailed guide to canary management. Written for beginners, the purpose of this book is to explain how to successfully purchase, maintain and breed you canary. It will also give advice on diseases and illnesses, and how to cure them. The perfect book for anyone with an interest in canaries, this text constitutes a great addition to any collection of avicultural literature. The chapters of this book include: 'How the Canary came to America', 'Buying your Canary', 'When you Arrive Home with your Bird and Cage', 'Cleaning and Feeding your Canary', 'Breeding your Canaries', 'Illnesses', 'Consumption', 'Confinement Cramps', 'Diarrhea', 'Feather Pulling', 'Feather Shedding during the Winter', 'Lice and Mites', 'Loss of Song', 'Loss of Appetite', 'Scaly Legs', et cetera. This text has been elected for republication due to its educational value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to aviculture.