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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

by Alexander Wilson ...
  • Philadelphia : Published by Bradford and Inskeep : printed by Robert Carr, 1808 [i.e. 1809]-1814.
  • 9 volume(s). : illustrations(most colored) ; 36 cm.
  • Garrett Library - Library Room, Non-Circ
    QL683.W73 1808 QUARTO c. 1
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • v.1
    • v.2
    • v.3
    • v.4
    • v.5
    • v.6
    • v.7
    • v.8
    • v.9
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Other information
  • The last two volumes edited by George Ord.
  • Imprint varies: v.3-4: Philadelphia : Published by Bradford and Inskeep : Printed by R. & W. Carr, 1811; v. 5-6: Philadelphia : Published by Bradford and Inskeep : Printed by Robert and William Carr, 1812; v. 7-9: Philadelphia : Published by Bradford and Inskeep : Printed by Robert and William Carr, 1813-1814.
  • Vol. 1: vi, 158 p., 9 leaves of plates; v. 2: xii, [13]-167, [1] p., 10-18 leaves of plates; v. 3: xvi, [17]-120 p., 19-27 leaves of plates; v. 4: xii, [13]-100 p., 28-36 leaves of plates; v. 5: xii, [13]-122 p., 37-45 leaves of plates; v. 6: xx, [13]-102 p., 46-54 leaves of plates; v. 7: xii, [13]-132 p., 55-63 leaves of plates; v. 8: xi, [1], [13]-146 p., 64-72 leaves of plates; v. 9: lvii, [1], [59]-133, [23] p., 73-76 leaves of plates.
  • "Biographical sketch of Alexander Wilson", by George Ord: v. 9, p. xiii-xlviii.
  • "List of subscribers to the American ornithology" v. 9,--p. [16]-[22] of last group.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Indexed by: Shaw and Shoemaker 16749.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 4961598