The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. ... : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates
Uniform: Ornithologiae libri tres.
Willughby, Francis, 1635-1672
Ray, John, 1627-1705
Faithorne, William, 1616-1691
Hove, Frederick Hendrick van, 1628?-1698
Hernández, Francisco, 1517-1587
London :Printed by A.C. for John Martyn ...,1678.
First published in Latin in 1676, under title: Ornithologiae libri tres.
"The appendix, pp. 385-396 ... is here credited to Franc. Hernandez." --Zimmer.
Signed engravers include: F.H. van Houe sculp.; W. Faithorne.
Title in red and black, within double ruled border.
Signatures: A⁴ (a)² B-3L⁴
The following pages are blank: p. , p. , p. , and p.  (3rd group).
Errors in paging.
Contents: (From t.p.) I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates -- II. Of the ordering of singing birds -- III. Of falconry.
Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | p. 678
Early works to 1800
LCCN: 06014269 //r86
Find in a local library