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Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities
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Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities 2nd series

Title Variants

Alternative: Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals

Alternative: Zoological illustrations

By

Swainson, William, 1789-1855

Bayfield, George.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1829-1833

Notes

Publisher statement varies: v. 1, "Printed by R. Havell ..., published by Baldwin and Cradock ..."; v. 2-3, "Printed by W.J. Sparrow ..., published by Baldwin & Cradock ... and R. Havell ...."

Work consists of hand-colored ill. on 136 leaves of plates, with explanatory text on facing pages and blank guard-sheets. Vol. [1] has [48] plates, v. 2, [42] plates, and v. 3, [46] plates (plates are mostly continuously numbered).

Issued in parts. In some copies, the text and plates have been arranged according to the varieties of animals covered (i.e. birds; insects; and shells).

Plates hand-colored by G. Bayfield (see Preface, v. 3).

A "List of original subscribers" ([1] p.) is bound in at the end of v. 3.

BM (Nat. hist.), | v. 5, p. 2054

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | p. 612-614

Subjects

Birds , Insects , Mollusks , Pictorial works , Shells , Zoology

Call Number

QL46 .S97 1829

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.42278
LCCN: 11003680
OCLC: 10264629

 

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