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 Front Cover
 Front Matter
 Half Title
 Title Page
 A - The Auk
 B - The Blue bird
 C - The Condor
 D - The Duck
 E - The Bald Eagle
 F - The Fish Hawk
 G - The Goose
 H - The Humming Bird
 I - The Ibis
 J - The Jay
 K - The King Bird
 L - The Lark
 M - The Magpie
 N - The Night Heron
 O - The Owl
 P - The Pigeon
 Q - The Quail
 R - The Robin
 S - The Swallow
 T - The Turkey
 U - The Upupa
 V - The Vulture
 W - The Woodpecker
 X - The Xanthornus
 Y - The Yellow Bird
 Z - The letter Z, or Roost
 Back Cover






Title: The illustrated alphabet of birds
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 Material Information
Title: The illustrated alphabet of birds
Physical Description: <54> leaves : ill. ; 15 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols (Firm) ( Publisher )
Publisher: W. Crosby & H.P. Nichols
Place of Publication: Boston
Publication Date: 1851
 Subjects
Subject: Birds -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Alphabet books -- 1851   ( rbgenr )
Children's poetry -- 1851   ( lcsh )
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1851   ( rbbin )
Bldn -- 1851
Genre: Alphabet books   ( rbgenr )
Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding)   ( rbbin )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
 Notes
General Note: Added t.p., illustrated.
Funding: Brittle Books Program
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00001873
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002232011
oclc - 45447626
notis - ALH2399
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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Front Matter
        Page 3
    Half Title
        Page 4
    Title Page
        Page 5
    A - The Auk
        Page 6
        Page 7
    B - The Blue bird
        Page 8
        Page 9
    C - The Condor
        Page 10
        Page 11
    D - The Duck
        Page 12
        Page 13
    E - The Bald Eagle
        Page 14
        Page 15
    F - The Fish Hawk
        Page 16
        Page 17
    G - The Goose
        Page 18
        Page 19
    H - The Humming Bird
        Page 20
        Page 21
    I - The Ibis
        Page 22
        Page 23
    J - The Jay
        Page 24
        Page 25
    K - The King Bird
        Page 26
        Page 27
    L - The Lark
        Page 28
        Page 29
    M - The Magpie
        Page 30
        Page 31
    N - The Night Heron
        Page 32
        Page 33
    O - The Owl
        Page 34
        Page 35
    P - The Pigeon
        Page 36
        Page 37
    Q - The Quail
        Page 38
        Page 39
    R - The Robin
        Page 40
        Page 41
    S - The Swallow
        Page 42
        Page 43
    T - The Turkey
        Page 44
        Page 45
    U - The Upupa
        Page 46
        Page 47
    V - The Vulture
        Page 48
        Page 49
    W - The Woodpecker
        Page 50
        Page 51
    X - The Xanthornus
        Page 52
        Page 53
    Y - The Yellow Bird
        Page 54
        Page 55
    Z - The letter Z, or Roost
        Page 56
        Page 57
    Back Cover
        Page 58
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THE AUK.

A is an Auk,
Of the Artic sea,
He lives on the ice,
Where the winds blow free.


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B b


THE BLUE BIRD.
B is a Blue Bird.
In early spring,
How sweet his .songs
Through the forest ring.
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THE CONDOR.
C is a Condor,
On the Andes' height,
He plumes his wings
For a lofty flight.























THE CONDOR.









D d


THE DUCK.
D is a Duck
Of the canvas back sort;
To shoot at a flock
Is considered fine sport.























THE DUCK.









E e


THE BALD EAGLE.
E 's a Bald Eagle,
So bold and so free;
On the flag of our country
He spans land sea.























THE EAGLE.








F f


THE FISH HAWK.
F is a Fish Hawk,
Who lives on the shore:
He catches his prey
Mid the ocean's roar.














































THE FISH HAWK.


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THE GOOSE.

G is a Goose;

His feathers we take
And put them in sacking
Our beds to make.
























THE GOOSE.








H h


THE HUMMING BIRD.
H is a Humming Bird,
Sporting mid flowers
And brightly enjoying
The sunny hours.











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THE IBIS.
I is an Ibis,
Who wanders in bogs,
And lives upon lizards,
And fishes and frogs.






















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THE JAY.
J is a Jay,
With his blue and white coat,
With a crest on his head,
And a ring round his throat.












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K k


THE KING BIRD.
K is a King Bird,
Pugnacious and bold:
A hero in fight,
And a terrible scold.




















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THE LARK.
L is a Lark,
A sociable bird;
His song in the meadow
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THE MAGPIE.
M is a Magpie,
He lives at the west,
Steals and scolds and eats carrion;
He's none of the best.























THE MAGPIE.









N n


THE NIGHT HERON.
N is a Night Heron,
Of fishes quite fond;
He looks for them now,
As he stands by the pond.






















THE NIGHT HERON.








O o


THE OWL.
O is an Owl,
Who hides through the day;
And comes out at night,
To seek for his prey.




























THE OWL.








P p

THE PIGEON.
P is a Pigeon
So rapid in flight,
That before you can shoot him
He's gone out of sight.













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THE PIGEON










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THE QUAIL.
Q is a Quail,
Who hides in a tree,
And whistles "Bob-White"
With lively glee."

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THE ROBIN.
R is the Robin,
So kind and so good,
Who covered with leaves,
The poor Babes in the Wood.


























































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S s


THE SWALLOW.
S is the Swallow,
She darts through the air
To catch little insects,
Her favorite fare.








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THE SWALLOW.








T t


THE TURKEY.
T is a Turkey,
A fine dashing beau,
By his fuming and strutting,
His pride you may know.


























THE TURKEY.









U n


THE UPUPA.
U's the Upupa,
Or Hoopoe. His crest
He can raise up or lower,
As suits him best.























THE UPUPA.








V v


THE VULTURE.
V is a Vulture,
Who feeds on the dead,
When the dark battle-field,
With corpses is spread.























THE VULTURE.









W w


THE WOODPECKER.
W 's a Woodpecker,
Who with his long bill,
Bores holes in a tree,
And of worms eats his fill.
























THE WOODPECKER.








X x


THE XANTHORNUS.
X is Xanthornus,
Or Baltimore Bird.
Oft in our orchards,
His music is heard.






























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THE YELLOW BIRD,
Y $a Yellow Bird,
With feathers so bright,
Who sings all the day,
And sleeps all the night.























THE YELLOW BIRD.









Zz


THE LETTER Z, OR ROOST.
Z stands for none
Of the feathered race.
It must serve as a roost,
Or lose the last place.

























THE LETTER Z, OR ROOST.




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