By Rev W. E. Evans
London   Francis and John Rivington
7" by 4.5" viii, 264pp
A charming little book of religious verse, interpreting lessons from the habits of the songbirds of England.
By Rev W. E. Evans

1845 The Songs of the Birds; or, Analogies of Animal and Spiritual Life

London   Francis and John Rivington
7" by 4.5" viii, 264pp
A charming little book of religious verse, interpreting lessons from the habits of the songbirds of England.
£75.00
: 0.5kgs / : 754R28

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First Edition

Written by William Edward Evans (1801-1869), an English priest and naturalist and author of a number of other religious works, including 'Sermons on Genesis' and 'Family Prayers'. This work artfully combines two passions of its author in the hope of inspiring divinity as witnessed within nature.

Contains chapters on twenty-two different British songbirds, including the chaffinch, the skylark, the wren, the thrush, the blackbird. the red-breast, the cuckoo and the nightingale.

Condition

In a full cloth binding with blind stamped boards. Externally very smart, minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Ownership inscription to the half title page. Internally, firmly bound, pages bright and clean.

Near Fine

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