The Resource A general history of birds, by John Latham ..

A general history of birds, by John Latham ..

Label
A general history of birds
Title
A general history of birds
Statement of responsibility
by John Latham ..
Title variation
Latham's Birds
Creator
Contributor
Binder
Bookseller
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • no. 279
  • 532 (note)
  • v. 3, p. 1063
Citation source
  • Anker, J. Bird books and bird art
  • Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelb├╝cher
  • BM (Nat. hist.)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1740-1837
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL674
LC item number
.L35
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1740-1837
  • 1740-1837
  • 1872-1930
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Latham, John
  • Latham, John
  • Chanler, Robert Winthrop
  • Wright, J.
  • Bailer Bros. (Firm)
  • E. Weyhe (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
A general history of birds, by John Latham ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/generalhistoryo06lath
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
  • The Index to the general history of birds has special t.p. dated 1828
  • Errors in paging
  • The adjust plate count includes the following specially numbered plates: LXVII*, LXXXV*, LXXXVII*, XCVIII*, CIV*, CIV**, CVII*, CXII*, and CXXIV*
  • "Directions for placing plates" found in back of each volume
  • In v. 9, plate no. CLVII is wrongly numbered as CLIII
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Extent
1 online resource (10 v., CLXXXIV [i.e. 193] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB and CHMRB have one copy each. The "directions for plates" leaves have been bound with the preliminaries in some volumes and at the end of the volume in others.
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 4 is imperfect: the leaf containing the errata and directions for plates is wanting.
  • SCNHRB copy has the Index bound in after p. xxxii in v. 1.
  • SCNHRB copy has a bookseller's printed label on front paste-down endpaper: E. Weyhe ... New York.
  • SCNHRB copy has later green half-morocco leather binding with marbled paper boards; raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, and all edges gilt. The binding is signed: J. Wright, binder.
  • CHMRB copy is imperfect: the Index and plate CLXXXII ("Spotted Shag") are wanting. Plate L is misbound after plate XLIX in v. 3; plate CXL in v. 9 has some paper tears and repairs in the lower third of the leaf.
  • CHMRB copy was the gift of Robert W. Chanler; accession nos. 8158-8167.
  • CHMRB copy has later brown half-cloth binding with marbled paper boards; gilt-tooled spine; binding signed: Bound by Bailer Bros. N.Y.
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A general history of birds, by John Latham ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/generalhistoryo06lath
Publication
Note
  • An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds
  • The Index to the general history of birds has special t.p. dated 1828
  • Errors in paging
  • The adjust plate count includes the following specially numbered plates: LXVII*, LXXXV*, LXXXVII*, XCVIII*, CIV*, CIV**, CVII*, CXII*, and CXXIV*
  • "Directions for placing plates" found in back of each volume
  • In v. 9, plate no. CLVII is wrongly numbered as CLIII
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Extent
1 online resource (10 v., CLXXXIV [i.e. 193] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB and CHMRB have one copy each. The "directions for plates" leaves have been bound with the preliminaries in some volumes and at the end of the volume in others.
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 4 is imperfect: the leaf containing the errata and directions for plates is wanting.
  • SCNHRB copy has the Index bound in after p. xxxii in v. 1.
  • SCNHRB copy has a bookseller's printed label on front paste-down endpaper: E. Weyhe ... New York.
  • SCNHRB copy has later green half-morocco leather binding with marbled paper boards; raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, and all edges gilt. The binding is signed: J. Wright, binder.
  • CHMRB copy is imperfect: the Index and plate CLXXXII ("Spotted Shag") are wanting. Plate L is misbound after plate XLIX in v. 3; plate CXL in v. 9 has some paper tears and repairs in the lower third of the leaf.
  • CHMRB copy was the gift of Robert W. Chanler; accession nos. 8158-8167.
  • CHMRB copy has later brown half-cloth binding with marbled paper boards; gilt-tooled spine; binding signed: Bound by Bailer Bros. N.Y.
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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