Gleanings of natural history :
exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c. ... With descriptions of seventy different subjects, designed, engraved, and coloured after nature, on fifty copper-plate prints. By George Edwards, ...
|Main Creator:||Edwards, George, 1694-1773.|
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London : printed for the author, at the Royal College of Physicians, 1758-64.
Regarded as a continuation of the author's 'Histoire naturelle d'oiseaux'.
Parallel French and English texts, with the French translation by J. du Plessis (vols. 1-2) and Edmond Barker (vol. 3).
With an additional titlepage in French, 'Glanures d'histoire naturelle', in each volume.
Vols. 2 and 3 are dated 1760 and 1764.
With lists of subscribers in volumes 2 and 3.
The numbering of the plates is continued from that of the plates in "A natural history of uncommon birds."
Physical description: 3v.,plates : port ; 2⁰.
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