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American ornithology; or, The natural history of the birds of the United States... By ALexander Wilson. With a sketch of the author's life, by George Ord, F. L. S. & c. ...

Title Variants:

Alternative: American ornithology

Alternative: Natural history of the birds of the United States

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Book

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New York :Collins & Co.,1818-1829.

Subjects

1766-1813 , Birds , North America , Pictorial works , United States , Wilson, Alexander,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.25877

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Title

American ornithology; or, The natural history of the birds of the United States... By ALexander Wilson. With a sketch of the author's life, by George Ord, F. L. S. & c. ...

Title Variants:

Alternative: American ornithology

Alternative: Natural history of the birds of the United States

By

Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813

Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846 , engraver
Ord, George, 1781-1866

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

New York :Collins & Co.,1818-1829.

Notes:

Vols. 1-2 published in 1828, v. 3 and atlas in 1829.

Atlas has title: American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : plates engraved and coloured from original drawings taken from nature / by Alexander Wilson. Statement of responsibility precedes the word "Plates."

"The first new edition of Wilson's entire work (1808-14 ...), arranged in the systematic sequence of the species, not in the irregular order of the original"--Ayer Library, v.2, p. 681.

Vol. 1: cxcix, [1], 230, [2] p.; v. 2: vi, [9]-456 p.; v. 3: vi, 396 p.

"The hand-colored drawings in the Atlas are from the original copper-plates ..."--Ayer Lib., p. 682.

"The original plates, engraved under the eye of Wilson, are employed in this edition, after having been carefully examined and retouched by Mr. Alexander Lawson, by whom most of them were executed"--Editor's preface to v. 1, p. vi.

"Sketch of the author's life," by George Ord: v. 1, p. [ix]-cxcix.

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Library, | p. 681-682

Nissen, C. Die illustrierten Vogelbücher, | no. 992

Subjects

1766-1813 , Birds , North America , Pictorial works , United States , Wilson, Alexander,

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English

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OCLC: 3589490

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.25877

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CY - New York :
PY - 1829
N1 - Vols. 1-2 published in 1828, v. 3 and atlas in 1829. --- Atlas has title: American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : plates engraved and coloured from original drawings taken from nature / by Alexander Wilson. Statement of responsibility precedes the word "Plates." --- "The first new edition of Wilson's entire work (1808-14 ...), arranged in the systematic sequence of the species, not in the irregular order of the original"--Ayer Library, v.2, p. 681. --- Vol. 1: cxcix, [1], 230, [2] p.; v. 2: vi, [9]-456 p.; v. 3: vi, 396 p. --- "The hand-colored drawings in the Atlas are from the original copper-plates ..."--Ayer Lib., p. 682. --- "The original plates, engraved under the eye of Wilson, are employed in this edition, after having been carefully examined and retouched by Mr. Alexander Lawson, by whom most of them were executed"--Editor's preface to v. 1, p. vi. --- "Sketch of the author's life," by George Ord: v. 1, p. [ix]-cxcix. --- Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Library, | p. 681-682 --- Nissen, C. Die illustrierten Vogelbücher, | no. 992
AU - Wilson, Alexander,
AU - Lawson, Alexander,
AU - Ord, George,
KW - 1766-1813
KW - Birds
KW - North America
KW - Pictorial works
KW - United States
KW - Wilson, Alexander,
ER -