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Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs
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Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs

Title Variants

Alternative: Colored illustrations of British birds, and their eggs
Alternative: Illustrations of British birds, and their eggs
Alternative: Meyer's British birds

By

Meyer, H. L. (Henry Leonard), 1864 , Illustrations of British birds.

Meyer, H. L. (Henry Leonard), 1864
S. & J. Bentley and Henry Fley , printer.
S. & J. Bentley, Wilson & Fley , printer.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, G.W. Nickisson, 1842-1850

Notes

First octavo ed.; based upon Meyer's Illustrations of British birds, published in 9 folio volumes between 1835 and 1850.

Issued in parts.

Vol. 3-7 published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.

Vol. 1-5 printed by S. & J. Bentley, Wilson, and Fley; v. 6-7 printed by S. & J. Bentley and Henry Fley.

Engraved vignette on t.p.'s.

Collation of each volume: v. 1. iv, 230 p., 62 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 1-45, 12 unnumbered egg plates, and 5 unnumbered uncolored plates); v. 2. iv, 233, [1] p., 58 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 46-90, and 13 unnumbered egg plates); v. 3. iv, 240 p., 60 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 91-135, and 15 unnumbered egg plates); v. 4. iv, 214, [2] p., 60 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 136-180, and 15 unnumbered egg plates); v. 5. iv, 192 p., 60 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 181-225, and 15 unnumbered egg plates); v. 6. iv, 185 p., 60 leaves of plates (45 colored plates numbered 226-270, 14 unnumbered egg plates, and 1 unnumbered uncolored plate); v. 7. viii, 206 p., 71 leaves of plates (52 colored plates numbered 271-322, 17 unnumbered egg plates, and 2 unnumbered uncolored plates).

The numbers 133-134 were omitted from the pagination of v. 7 by the printer, with no loss of text.

"[L]ist of the principal London bird-stuffers": v. 7, p. 202.

Wood, C.A. Vertebrate zoology, | p. 462

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher, | 628

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | I, p. 433

Subjects

Birds , Directories , Eggs , England , Great Britain , London , Nests , Pictorial works , Taxidermists

Call Number

QL674 .M612

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.61160
OCLC: 9637124
Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q51457609

 

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