The birds of North America :
the descriptions of species based chiefly on the collections in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution /
by Spencer F. Baird ... with the cooperation of John Cassin ... and George N. Lawrence ... with an atlas of one hundred plates.
|Main Creator:||Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887.|
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Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1860.
"The present work is, in part, a reprint of the General report on North American birds presented to the Department of War, and published in October, 1858, as one of the series of 'Reports of explorations and surveys of a railroad route to the Pacific ocean.' In this volume, however, will be found many important additions and corrections."
"List of authorities": p. -954.
Physical description: [iii]-lvi, 1,005 p. and atlas of C col. plates ; 30 cm.