The Resource A nomenclature of colors for naturalists : and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists, by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

A nomenclature of colors for naturalists : and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists, by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists : and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists
Title
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists
Title remainder
and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Inscriber
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
SMI
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1850-1929
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Ridgway, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1851-1896
  • 1886-1978
  • 1856-1916
  • 1850-1929
  • 1869-1956
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  • Goode, G. Brown
  • Wetmore, Alexander
  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander
  • Ridgway, Robert
  • Miller, Gerrit S.
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Color
  • Zoological specimens
Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists : and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists, by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Link
https://archive.org/details/nomenclatureofc00ridg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Copyright, 1885 ... University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge"-- Verso of t.p
  • Some plates accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress
  • Some plates hand-colored
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [57]-58
Extent
1 online resource (129 pages, XVII leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has eight copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016528531; formerly 591.15.R544 NH) has bookplate: G. Brown Goode, U.S. National Museum.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has inscribed in ink on 2nd front free endpaper: Mr. G. Brown Goode, with the kind regards of Robert Ridgway, January 15 1887. A review of Ridgway's book, cut from the Athenaeum July 23, 1887 ([1] p.) is mounted on the back paste-down endpaper.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [pencilled ms. no.] 172799.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016528622) has inscribed in ink on 1st front free endpaper: A. Wetmore.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 (39088016528333; formerly QC45.R54 Birds) inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: Edgar A. Mearns.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum Mearns Collection [ms. acc. no.] 283375. There are a few brief handwritten pencil annotations in the text.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 (39088016528374; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Birds) stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Oct 22 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 137415.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and gray endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 (39088016528275; formerly 591.R544 Rept) stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 22 1913 [ms. acc. no.] 227238.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 has a small leaf ([2] p.) with printed caption title of the Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum laid in, with handwritten notes in pencil and ink giving the equivalent vernacular German measurements for variations of one foot, and the colors for a few species. See library staff for access.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 has a brown buckram library binding with white lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 (39088016528416; formerly 591.15 .R544 c. 6 Rept) has minor water damage to the title leaf and first 38 pages. A few of the leaves and plates have clumsy repairs made with tape.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 has a few brief handwritten annotations and marks in pencil.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 bound in redish-brown library buckram, title in white on spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 7 (39088016528697; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Mamm) has stamps on t.p. verso: Smithsonian Library, Sep. 20, 1956; Gerrit S. Miller Jr. Gift.
  • SCNHRB c. 7 has a modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 8 (39088016528358; formerly QC45.R54 NZP / 591.157 .R54 NH) has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934.
  • SCNHRB c. 8 has the original green publisher's cloth binding with title in gilt on front cover and spine, black polished endpapers.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists : and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists, by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Link
https://archive.org/details/nomenclatureofc00ridg
Publication
Note
  • "Copyright, 1885 ... University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge"-- Verso of t.p
  • Some plates accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress
  • Some plates hand-colored
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [57]-58
Extent
1 online resource (129 pages, XVII leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has eight copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016528531; formerly 591.15.R544 NH) has bookplate: G. Brown Goode, U.S. National Museum.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has inscribed in ink on 2nd front free endpaper: Mr. G. Brown Goode, with the kind regards of Robert Ridgway, January 15 1887. A review of Ridgway's book, cut from the Athenaeum July 23, 1887 ([1] p.) is mounted on the back paste-down endpaper.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [pencilled ms. no.] 172799.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016528622) has inscribed in ink on 1st front free endpaper: A. Wetmore.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 (39088016528333; formerly QC45.R54 Birds) inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: Edgar A. Mearns.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum Mearns Collection [ms. acc. no.] 283375. There are a few brief handwritten pencil annotations in the text.
  • SCNHRB c. 3 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 (39088016528374; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Birds) stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Oct 22 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 137415.
  • SCNHRB c. 4 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and gray endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 (39088016528275; formerly 591.R544 Rept) stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 22 1913 [ms. acc. no.] 227238.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 has a small leaf ([2] p.) with printed caption title of the Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum laid in, with handwritten notes in pencil and ink giving the equivalent vernacular German measurements for variations of one foot, and the colors for a few species. See library staff for access.
  • SCNHRB c. 5 has a brown buckram library binding with white lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 (39088016528416; formerly 591.15 .R544 c. 6 Rept) has minor water damage to the title leaf and first 38 pages. A few of the leaves and plates have clumsy repairs made with tape.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 has a few brief handwritten annotations and marks in pencil.
  • SCNHRB c. 6 bound in redish-brown library buckram, title in white on spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 7 (39088016528697; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Mamm) has stamps on t.p. verso: Smithsonian Library, Sep. 20, 1956; Gerrit S. Miller Jr. Gift.
  • SCNHRB c. 7 has a modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
  • SCNHRB c. 8 (39088016528358; formerly QC45.R54 NZP / 591.157 .R54 NH) has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934.
  • SCNHRB c. 8 has the original green publisher's cloth binding with title in gilt on front cover and spine, black polished endpapers.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote

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