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American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States

Author: Alexander WilsonCharles Lucian BonaparteRobert JamesonGeorge OrdW M HetheringtonAll authors
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for Constable and Co., Edinburgh, and Hurst, Chance, and Co., London, 1831
Series: Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications in the various departments of literature, science, & the arts, v. 68, 69, 70, 71.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813.
American ornithology.
Edinburgh, Printed for Constable and Co.; [etc.] 1831
(OCoLC)659257323
Named Person: Alexander Wilson; Alexander Wilson; Alexander Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Wilson; Charles Lucian Bonaparte; Robert Jameson; George Ord; W M Hetherington; Andrew Shortrede; Constable (Firm),; Hurst, Chance and Co.,
OCLC Number: 3364217
Notes: Printer's statement from verso of title page, volume 1.
Portrait of Wilson in volume 1.
Added engraved series title pages with a title vignettes each featuring a different bird.
"The present edition will comprise ... the whole of Wilson's work, including the improvements of Mr. Ord ... also the continuation of Bonaparte."--Notice, volume 1, pages [vii]-viii.
"Memoir of Alexander Wilson", by W.M. Hetherington: Volume 1, pages [xiii]-lxxxvi.
Description: 4 v. : port. ; 15 cm.
Series Title: Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications in the various departments of literature, science, & the arts, v. 68, 69, 70, 71.
Other Titles: Natural history of the birds of the United States
Responsibility: by Alexander Wilson and Charles Lucian Bonaparte ; edited by Robert Jameson, Esq., F.R.S.E. & L., F.L.S., M.W.S., regis professor of natural history in the University of Edinburgh, &c. ; in four volumes.

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