Book about Birds. Chapbook.
Concord, New Hampshire: Rufus Merrill and Co, Ca. 1845. Pamphlet. Children's chapbook entitled "Book about Birds". With advertisements for a general assortment of Merrill publications on the back wrapper. Eleven birds are illustrated including an Australian lyrebird. Descriptions of eight birds appear, including the swallow, the Boat-Bill (of Brazil), the Roseate Spoonbill, bluejay, hoopoe, robin, belted kingfisher & the dove. 12mo pamphlet, with stitching, 16pp & original tan printed wrappers. Slight watermark on all pages except for the front wrapper. Housed in a handsome small brown cloth slipcase with gilt title on the front board. Item #13990