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Birdcage Book Antique Birdcages for the Contemporary Collector: by Leslie Garisto (Author)

1st Edition Hardcover! Perfect for the Bird Enthusiast! RARE & HARD TO FIND!

Author an inveterate collector, describes a wide variety of birdcage styles, blending charming historical anecdotes with serious advice about collecting.  More than 75 photographs attest to the extraordinary range of styles and interviews throughout with antique dealers and collectors evoke the passion for collecting. 

Design in which function and beauty merge with a minimum of fuss and fancy characterize "Classics" Chapter Two.  From square and squat to slender and domed, classic cages follow principles of clean lined design.

On the publishing page this has the following number line indicating a 1st edition & 1st printing:

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1


Product details:

  • Condition:  Used - Good Condition.  Both Blue boards are straight.  Spine and binding are intact  
  • Hardcover: 95 pages 
  • Publisher:  Simon & Schuster,1st edition (1955) 
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W photos
  • ISBN-10:  0671744453
  • ISBN-13:  9780671744458
  • Product Dimensions:  24 x 18.5 x 1.5 cm
    • Shipping Weight:  510 g


    1.  Rustics
    2.  The Appeal of Cages
    3.  Architecturals
    4.  Flights of Fancy
    5.  Twentieth Century
    6. Classics
    7.  A Note to Collectors