Being a description of the habitations of animals
Abridged from ‘Homes Without Hands’
by the Rev. J. G.Wood, M.A. F.L.S. &c.
with designs by W.F. Keyl, J.B. Zwecker, and E. Smith
“The Athenaeum states that Messrs. Longmans and Co. will shortly extend the experiment of issuing standard copyright books at 6d. each, which was commenced by them with the publication of Lady Brasseys ‘Voyage in the Sunbeam.’ In January they will issue the Rev. J. G. Wood’s popular natural-history work ‘Strange Dwellings, a Description of the Habitations of Animals.’ Over 60 wood engravings will be given in this volume.”
– The Times, London, England, 9 Dec 1881
Bookplate inside front cover reads:
FORD BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL.
For Early Attendance, Good Conduct, and Repeating the Golden Text during the year 1896