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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 and colored from original drawings taken from nature

Title Variants

Alternative: American ornithology

Alternative: Natural history of the birds of the United States

By

Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813

Ord, George, 1781-1866
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846 , engraver
Warnicke, John G., 1818 , engraver
Murray, George, 1822 , engraver
Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848 , engraver

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Philadelphia,Published by Bradford and Inskeep, Printed by Robert Carr,1808-1814.

Notes

Vol. 8 completed and v. 9 written by George Ord.

"Biographical sketch of Alexander Wilson": v. 9, p. [xiii]-xlviii.

Plates are hand-colored, with guard tissues.

"The first American Bird Book with coloured plates, published in America"--Sitwell, S. Fine bird books, p. 114.

"76 hand-coloured engravings by Alexander Lawson, J.G. Warnicke, G. Murray and Benjamin Tanner from original drawings by Wilson"--Sitwell, p. 114.

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | p. 679-80

Subjects

Birds , Pictorial works , United States

Call Number

QL674 .W73

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 11004314
OCLC: 4961598

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.97204

 

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