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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq
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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

Title Variants

Alternative: Willughby's ornithology

Uniform: Ornithologiae libri tres

By

Willughby, Francis, 1635-1672

Ray, John, 1627-1705
Faithorne, William, 1616-1691 , engraver.
Hove, Frederick Hendrick van, 1628?-1698 , engraver.
Hernández, Francisco, 1517-1587

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, Printed by A.C. for John Martyn, 1678

Notes

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.

Initials; side-notes.

Signatures: A⁴ (a)² B-3L⁴

The following pages are blank: p. [54], p. [272], p. [384], and p. [1] (3rd group).

Errors in paging.

Includes index.

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

Subjects

Birds , Early works to 1800 , Falconry , Fowling

Call Number

QL673 .W74

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.63683
LCCN: 06014269
OCLC: 823036

 

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