The Resource A general synopsis of birds

A general synopsis of birds

Label
A general synopsis of birds
Title
A general synopsis of birds
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
OCP
Citation location within source
  • p. 371-2
  • no. 277
Citation source
  • Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.
  • Anker, J. Bird books
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1740-1837
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Latham, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL674
LC item number
L3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1858-1929
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  • Dwight, Jonathan
  • Tucker, Marcia Brady
  • Library of Congress
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
A general synopsis of birds
Link
https://archive.org/details/generalsynopsi3111785lath
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Preface (p. vi, v. 1) signed John Latham
  • The plates are by the author
  • Illustrated etched t.p
  • Issued in three numbered volumes each with separate part title pages but continuous pagination and register. Vol. 1, pt 1 is dated 1781; v. 1, pt. 2 is dated 1782; v. 2, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1783; v. 3, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1785. The plates are numbered continuously throughout
  • Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London: Printed for Leigh & Sotheby. Vol. 2, pt. 1 with imprint: Prnited [sic] for Leigh & Sotheby
  • Supplement to the General synopsis of birds was published in 1781 and Supplement II to the General synopsis of birds in 1801 or 1802. A companion to the second supplement 'Supplementum indicis ornithologici' was probably issued with Supplement II
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ("A catalogue of the principal authors referred to in this work": v. 3, pt. 2, p. [637-647]) and indexes
Extent
1 online resource (3 v. in 6, CVI leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies, copy 2 appears to be an early issue.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 plates hand-colored.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Smithsonian Institution Libraries, gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. With the pencilled Tucker collational note on the t.p.s.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in diced Russia, gilt decorative roll at edges of boards, rebacked, green edges and marbled endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 plates are uncolored. Variant in v. 1, pt. 1: no numbering on t.p.; v. 1, pt. 2 has "vol. II" on t.p.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 imperfect: lacking p. 321-328 in v. 3, pt. 2.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate of the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Deposit.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 stamped in red on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution [pencilled acc. no.] 6316-18. Stamped in red on last leaf: Oct. 16 1836.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has occasional ink and pencilled ms. notes in margins.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound in old red library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
illustrations (etchings))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A general synopsis of birds
Link
https://archive.org/details/generalsynopsi3111785lath
Publication
Note
  • Preface (p. vi, v. 1) signed John Latham
  • The plates are by the author
  • Illustrated etched t.p
  • Issued in three numbered volumes each with separate part title pages but continuous pagination and register. Vol. 1, pt 1 is dated 1781; v. 1, pt. 2 is dated 1782; v. 2, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1783; v. 3, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1785. The plates are numbered continuously throughout
  • Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London: Printed for Leigh & Sotheby. Vol. 2, pt. 1 with imprint: Prnited [sic] for Leigh & Sotheby
  • Supplement to the General synopsis of birds was published in 1781 and Supplement II to the General synopsis of birds in 1801 or 1802. A companion to the second supplement 'Supplementum indicis ornithologici' was probably issued with Supplement II
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ("A catalogue of the principal authors referred to in this work": v. 3, pt. 2, p. [637-647]) and indexes
Extent
1 online resource (3 v. in 6, CVI leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies, copy 2 appears to be an early issue.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 plates hand-colored.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Smithsonian Institution Libraries, gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. With the pencilled Tucker collational note on the t.p.s.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in diced Russia, gilt decorative roll at edges of boards, rebacked, green edges and marbled endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 plates are uncolored. Variant in v. 1, pt. 1: no numbering on t.p.; v. 1, pt. 2 has "vol. II" on t.p.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 imperfect: lacking p. 321-328 in v. 3, pt. 2.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate of the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Deposit.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 stamped in red on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution [pencilled acc. no.] 6316-18. Stamped in red on last leaf: Oct. 16 1836.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has occasional ink and pencilled ms. notes in margins.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound in old red library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
illustrations (etchings))
Specific material designation
remote

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