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A general synopsis of birds
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Title

A general synopsis of birds

By

Latham, John, 1740-1837
Latham, John, 1740-1837

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, Printed for Benj. White, 1781-1785

Notes

Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby.

Later supplements published with title: Supplement to the General synopsis of birds. London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby, 1787-1801. 2 v. CVII-CXL plates. 26 cm.

Preface (p. vi, v. 1) signed John Latham.

The plates are by the author.

Illustrated etched t.p.

Issued in three numbered volumes each with separate part title pages but continuous pagination and register. Vol. 1, pt 1 is dated 1781; v. 1, pt. 2 is dated 1782; v. 2, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1783; v

Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London: Printed for Leigh & Sotheby. Vol. 2, pt. 1 with imprint: Prnited [sic] for Leigh & Sotheby.

Supplement to the General synopsis of birds was published in 1781 and Supplement II to the General synopsis of birds in 1801 or 1802. A companion to the second supplement 'Supplementum indicis ornitho

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | p. 371-2

Anker, J. Bird books, | no. 277

Subjects

Birds , Classification , Early works to 1800 , Pictorial works

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.49894
OCLC: 3180970

 

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