Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #2281668
First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf ('A splendid New Year to our newly made friends. Jan 1 - 1955, Sincerely, Jean B. Kosht.').
102,  pp. 8vo. "The author enjoys an outstanding reputation for her knowledge of training and raising canaries. She has many trophies and awards for her success in this work... Kosht brings her readers a vivid account of the lives of her trained canaries. Embued with the spirit of make-believe, the author weaves a romantic tale around Tinkerbell and Don Bonito, and another about Fastidious Bunny... An enchanting book of true bird stories, this volume also contains information which will prove invaluable in the raising of a family of birds, or in the care of one caged pet. Such subjects as: The Care and Feeding of Your Singer, How to Devise Proper Perches and Amusing Toys, Treatment of Birds During Moulting, Nesting Materials, The Raising of Small Birds, Bird Bath, Diet (including 'treats,' seed, green food, bread and milk, etc.)..." Includes black-and-white photographs of canaries performing tricks, perching on the author, etc.