The Project Gutenberg EBook of Birds Illustrated by Color Photograph
[March 1897], by Various
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Title: Birds Illustrated by Color Photograph [March 1897]
A Monthly Serial designed to Promote Knowledge of Bird-Life
Release Date: September 26, 2009 [EBook #30103]
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W. E. Watt, President &c.,
277 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill.
My dear Sir:
Please accept my thanks for a copy of the first publication of “Birds.” Please enter my
name as a regular subscriber. It is one of the most beautiful and interesting
publications yet attempted in this direction. It has other attractions in addition to its
beauty, and it must win its way to popular favor.
Wishing the handsome little magazine abundant prosperity, I remain
Yours very respectfully,
Please mention “BIRDS” when you write to advertisers.
LITTLE BOY BLUE.
Boys and girls, don’t you think that is a pretty name? I came from the warm south, where I went last
winter, to tell you that Springtime is nearly here.
When I sing, the buds and flowers and grass all begin to whisper to one another, “Springtime is
coming for we heard the Bluebird say so,” and then they peep out to see the warm sunshine. I perch
beside them and tell them of my long journey from the south and how I knew just when to tell them to
come out of their warm winter cradles. I am of the same blue color as the violet that shows her pretty