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The animal kingdom, or zoological system, of the celebrated Sir Charles Linnæus. Class I, Mammalia : containing a complete systematic description, arrangement, and nomenclature, of all the known species and varieties of the mammalia, or animals which give suck to their young

Author: Carl von Linné; Johann Friedrich Gmelin; Robert Kerr; J Archer
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell, London, and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1792.
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Genre/Form: Classification
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl von Linné; Johann Friedrich Gmelin; Robert Kerr; J Archer
OCLC Number: 7365004
Notes: Translation of: Systema naturae, pts. 1-2, 13th ed. (edited by F. Gmelin). Leipzig : Impensis G.E. Beer, 1788-[1789].
Contains Class II, Birds, with special half-title (p. [401]-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, [31], 34-432, 469-644 p., [10] 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.

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