General zoology, or Systematic natural history
Systematic natural history
Shaw, George 1751-1813
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848
Stephens, James Francis, 1792-1853
London,Printed for G. Kearsley,1800-1826.
Title and imprint vary.
Contents: I-II. Mammalia. 1800-1. - III. Amphibia. 1802. - IV-V. Pisces. 1803-4. - VI. Insecta. 1806. - VII-VIII. Aves. 1809-12. - IX-XIV, pt. 1. Aves by J. F. Stephens. 1815-26. - [XIV, pt. 2] General index to the zoology by G. Shaw and J. F. Stephens. 1826.
Title from engraved t.p.
Title and imprint vary. On letterpress t.p., imprint: London : Printed by Thomas Davison. Vol. 6 title reads: ... engraved by Mr. Heath & Mrs. Griffith. Vol. 7- : ... engraved by Mrs. Griffith [or] Griffiths.
Each volume in two parts, with general engraved t.p. and letterpress title; in v. 1-11 paged continuously.
"After the death of Dr. Shaw the text for the Aves, vols. 9-14, was written by J.F. Stephens. The 505 plates for this portion of the work were engraved principally by Mrs. Griffiths." -- Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology, p. 566.
Each part contains Directions for placing the plates ... except v. 14, pt. 2 (general index) which has no plates.
Plates no. 75 in v. 6, no. 29 in v. 8, and no. 29 in v. X misnumbered 74, 79, and 30 respectively.
Publisher's advertisements: p. -, v. 5 and p. [xx], v. 7.
Contents: Vol. 1-2. Mammalia, 1800-1801 -- 3. Amphibia, 1802 -- 4-5. Pisces, 1803-1804 -- 6. Insecta, 1806 -- 7-8. Aves, 1809-1812 -- 9-14, pt. 1. Aves by J. F. Stephens. 1815-1826 -- [14, pt. 2] General index to the zoology by G. Shaw and J. F. Stephens, 1826.
BM (Nat. hist.), | v. IV, p. 1911
Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology, | p. 566
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