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Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America
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Title

Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America : containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N

Title Variants

Alternative: Fauna boreali-americana

Alternative: Northern zoology

Alternative: Richardson's Fauna boreali-americana

Alternative: Richardson's Zoology

Alternative: Zoology of the northern parts of British America

By

Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865

Swainson, William, 1789-1855
Kirby, William, 1759-1850
Sowerby, James de Carle, 1787-1871
Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847
Hawkins, B. Waterhouse (Benjamin Waterhouse), 1807-1889 , ill.
Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880 , ill.
Curtis, Charles M., approximately 1795-1839 , ill.
Wagstaff, Charles Edward, 1808-1850 , engraver.
Graf & Soret, , printer of plates.
Day & Haghe, , printer of plates.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, John Murray, 1829-1837

Notes

Vol. 1: xlvi, 300 p., [28] leaves of plates; v. 2: lxvi, 523 p., [50] leaves of plates; v. 3: xv, 327 p., [23] leaves of plates; v. 4: xxxix, 325 p., 8 leaves of plates.

Plates in pt. 2 and 4, and some in pt. 3 are colored.

Plates in pt. 3 numbered 74-97; plates in other pts. have miscellaneous numbering.

"Published under the authority of the Right Honourable the Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs."

Running title: Northern zoology.

Imprint varies: v. 3, London : R. Bentley; v. 4, Norwich : J. Fletcher : And sold in London by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans.

Vol. 4 also issued with individual t.p.: Entomologia boreali americana.

Contents: Pt. 1. The quadrupeds / J. Richardson -- pt. 2. The birds / W. Swainson and J. Richardson -- pt. 3. The fish / J. Richardson. [Freshwater mollusca / J. de C. Sowerby] -- pt. 4. The insects / W. Kirby.

Title varies.

Part 4 was also issued with special title: Entomologia boreali americana ... by the Rev. William Kirby, Norwich, 1837.

Plates illustrated by Thomas Landseer, C.M. Curtis, B. Waterhouse Hawkins, J. de C. Sowerby, William Swainson, and Charles Hamilton Smith, and engraved by C.E. Wagstaff. Some plates in pt. 4 printed by Graf & Soret and by Day & Haghe.

Imprint varies: v. 2: London, J. Murray, 1831; v. 3: London, R. Bentley, 1836; v. 4: Norwich, J. Fletcher, and sold in London by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1837.

"London: Printed by William Clowes"--Verso of t.p.

Plates sometimes bound out of consecutive numerical order, as issued.

Contents: Pt. 1. The quadrupeds / J. Richardson -- pt. 2. The birds / W. Swainson and J. Richardson -- pt. 3. The fish / J. Richardson. [Freshwater mollusca / J. de C. Sowerby] -- pt. 4. The insects / W. Kirby.

Sabin | 71026-71029

Wagner-Camp (4th ed.) | 39

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | I, 3385

Subjects

Arctic regions , Canada , Zoology

Call Number

QL105 .R5

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.63874
LCCN: 06025483
OCLC: 13607386

 

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