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American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States :
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Title

American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates engraved from drawings from nature

Title Variants

Alternative: American ornithology.

Alternative: Natural history of the birds of the United States.

By

Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813

Bonaparte, Charles-Lucien, 1803-1857
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Ord, George, 1781-1866

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Philadelphia :Porter & Coates,[1878?]

Edition

Popular ed.

Notes

Vol. 1: p. v-vi, ix-cxxxii, i-xvi, 214 p., [28] leaves of plates; v. 2: p. v-viii, 9-390; v. 3: p. vii-viii, 9-133, [137]-426.

Publication lacks p. [vii]-[viii] in v. 1 (listed in "Contents" as "Editor's preface")

"Sketch of the author's life" [by George Ord]: v. 1, p. xi-cxxii.

"Catalogue of North American birds, by Prof. Spencer F. Baird": v. 1, p. [i]-xvi (2nd group).

"Bonaparte's American ornithology" (with half title and prefaces to the first three volumes): v. 3, p. [137]-408.

Subjects

Birds , United States

Call Number

QL681 .W74 1878

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 2928473

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.7986

 

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