A Familiar History of Birds of the World - Stanley, Edward Originally published in 1865. An early and extremely detailed study of birds of the world. Contents include: - Tables of Classification - Structure of Birds - Organs of Sound - Plumage - Flight - Migration - Eagle and Hawk - Owls - Ravens - Corvids - Passerines - Nests and Nesting - Water Birds - Breeding - Natural History Palmipedes - Longipennes - Subulirostres etc. Illustrated. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.