Cuvier's Animal kingdom


Cuvier's Animal kingdom : arranged according to its organization, forming the basis for a natural history of animals, and an introduction to comparative anatomy : illustrated by three hundred engravings on wood

Title Variants

Alternative: Animal kingdom

Uniform: Ráegne animal


Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832

Blyth, Edward, 1810-1873
Johnston, George, 1797-1855
Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833
McMurtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
Mudie, Robert, 1777-1842
Swaine, John, 1775-1860 , engraver
Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893
Baker & Darby, , printer
Orr & Smith, , publisher




Published material

Publication info

London, W.S. Orr and Co, 1840


"Introduction to the articulated animals with articulated legs, by M. P.A. Latreille"--P. 401-405.

"London: Printed by Baker & Darby, Holborn HIll"--Verso of t.p.

"Mammalia, birds and reptiles, by Edward Blyth. The fishes and Radiata, by Robert Mudie. The molluscous animals, by George Johnston. The articulated animals, by J.O. Westwood."

"Most plates were missing from copies seen, although in some, guard sheets and lists of plates were present"--J.C. Smith, Georges Cuvier, p. 191.

"Translation chiefly by Henry McMurtrie of the 2nd French edition ... with updates inserted in the appropriate places and indicated by brackets"--J.C. Smith, Georges Cuvier, p. 191.

Some plates are signed: J.O.W. [i.e. Westwood] del.; On steel by J. Swaine; London: published by Orr & Smith.

Title and text printed within single rule border.

Translation of: Ráegne animal.

Smith, J.C. Georges Cuvier, | 759


Anatomy, Comparative , Animals , Classification

Call Number

QL45 .C947




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.114375
LCCN: https://lccn.loc.gov/agr03000256
OCLC: 4668357


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