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
Natural history of the birds of the United States
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813
Ord, George, 1781-1866
Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846
Warnicke, John G., 1818
Murray, George, 1822
Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848
Philadelphia,Published by Bradford and Inskeep, Printed by Robert Carr,1808-1814.
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
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