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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Carl von Linné; Johann Friedrich Gmelin; Robert Kerr; J Archer
|Notes:||Translation of: Systema naturae, pts. 1-2, 13th ed. (edited by F. Gmelin). Leipzig : Impensis G.E. Beer, 1788-.
Contains Class II, Birds, with special half-title (p. -644); the pagination of this part is continuous from pt. 1.
A printed errata slip, explaining the publisher's intention of issuing the remainder of the incomplete Systematic catalogue of birds (i.e. the missing section, p. 433-468)--at a later time, is inserted between p. 432 and p. 469.
No more published.
The plates are engraved by J. Archer.
Compare with the J. Murray & R. Faulder 1792 (London)--ed., cited in B.H. Soulsby, Linnaeus (2nd ed.), no. 122.
|Description:||xii, 32, , 34-432, 469-644 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm. (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Systema naturae.
Class I, Mammalia
Class II, Birds
|Responsibility:||being a translation of that part of the Systema Naturæ, as lately published, with great improvements, by Professor Gmelin of Goettingen ; together with numerous additions from more recent zoological writers, and illustrated with copperplates, by Robert Kerr.|