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A natural history of birds :
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Title

A natural history of birds : illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life

By

Albin, Eleazar, active 1713-1759 , author,

Derham, W. (William), 1657-1735 , writer of added commentary
Albin, Elizabeth. , illustrator,

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Printed for the author and sold by William Innys in St. Paul's Church yard, John Clarke under the Royal-Exchange, Cornhill, and John Brindley at the King's Arms in New Bond-Street,MDCCXXXI-MDCCXXXVIII [1731-1738]

Notes

First edition

John Clarke is not included in the imprint of volume 3

Each volume includes a list of subscribers

The word "curiously" is omitted from the title in volumes 2 and 3

Woodcut title vignettes, initials, tail-pieces

Plates are hand-colored

"The following observations I received from Dr. Derham"--pages [1]-[2], 3rd page group of volume 1

Errata: page [2], 3rd paging group of volume 1

Includes indexes (volumes 1 and 2) and "A catalogue of the birds in the third volume"

Catalogue of the Edward E. Ayer Ornithological Library, | page 3

English short title catalogue | T64477, T64478, T64475

Wood, C.A. Introduction to the literature of vertebrate zoology, | page 184

Anker, J. Bird books and bird art, | number 4

Subjects

Birds , Early works to 1800 , Pictorial works

BHL Collections

Women in Natural History

Call Number

QL674 .A33 1731

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 6434275

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62897

 

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