The new and heretofore unfigured species of the birds of North America


The new and heretofore unfigured species of the birds of North America

Title Variants

Alternative: Birds of North America


Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 , author

Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 , artist
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 , publisher
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 , publisher
Wolf, Joseph, 1820-1899 , artist
Sheppard, Edwin L., 1904 , artist
Tholey, Charles P., 1898 , lithographer
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813 , dedicatee
Bowen & Co. , printer




Published material

Publication info

New York, Published by the author, 1869


Issued 15 parts in 14, 1866-1869, with cover-title "The birds of North America."

The 72 hand-colored plates indicate the images were drawn from nature and are variously attributed to D.G. Elliot, J. Wolf, or Edwin Sheppard.

All plates bear the imprint of Bowen & Co. litho. & col. Philada., except the "Lampronetta fischeri" plate, which was printed by D. McClellan & Bros. Some plates with the initials or signature of the lithographer, including C.P. Tholey.

With wood-engraved vignettes mounted throughout the introductory text.

Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.

Dedicated to Alexander Wilson.

"List of subscribers."--Volume 1, page [5].

Two hundred copies printed--Cf. Sabin.

Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, | 22227

Catalogue of the Edward E. Ayer Ornithological Library, | page 205


1860-1870 , Birds , Lithographs , North America , Pictorial works , Subscription lists , United States

Call Number

QL674 .E48




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.138445
LCCN: https://lccn.loc.gov/06008399
OCLC: 7484095


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