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The natural history of British birds, or, A selection of the most rare, beautiful and interesting birds which inhabit this country ... /

by E. Donovan.
Main Creator: Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837.
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: London : Printed for the author, and for F. and C. Rivington ., 1794-1819. (8vo)
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Notes:"The descriptions from the Systema naturæ of Linnæus; with general observations, either original, or collected from the latest and most esteemed English ornithologists; and embellished with figures, drawn, engraved, and coloured from the original specimens."

Each plate accompanied by from 1-6 pages of descriptive letterpress.

Includes indexes.

Vol. IX wanting.

A volume came out each year between 1794 and 1798; the fifth volume stated: "This work being now completed".

Five additional volumes numbered 6-10 were published between 1816 and 1819.

Physical description: 10 v., [245] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

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