American ornithology

or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson.
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  • English
Carey, Lea & Carey , Philadelphia
Birds -- United States, Birds -- Pictorial
StatementWith figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature. By Charles Lucian Bonaparte.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 324.2.
ContributionsWilson, Alexander, 1766-1813.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17811875M

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American Ornithology | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. One of the earliest books published on the ornithology of the Americas.

For further information, see Zimmer, p.Anker no. Fine Bird Books (), p. Slight marginal foxing to a few text pages, the hand-colored plates are bright and clean, repair made to one spine label, a very good copy in a very attractive contemporary binding.

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