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The birds of Great Britain

Author: John GouldHenry Constantine RichterJoseph WolfWilliam Matthew HartWalter (Lithographers),All authors
Publisher: London : Published by the author, 26 Charlotte Street, Bedford Square, [London] : Printed by Taylor and Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street 1873.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gould; Henry Constantine Richter; Joseph Wolf; William Matthew Hart; Walter (Lithographers),; Walter & Cohn,; Taylor & Francis,
OCLC Number: 4275233
Notes: Originally issued in 25 parts, 1862-1873; volume title pages were issued with last part and are all dated 1873. Parts title pages are normally canceled in complete copies.
Illustrations: 367 full-page hand-colored lithographs. Chiefly sketched by John Gould from specimens and drawn and lithographed by H.C. Richter; a few are by Joseph Wolf and Richter. Hand-colored by or under the supervision of W.M. Hart; lithographed by Walter and by Walter & Cohn.
Each plate accompanied by leaf with 2 pages of descriptive letterpress. Plates are numbered only in plate lists in each volume.
Volume 1 contains also title page, dedication, list of subscribers, preface, introduction, and list of plates ([12], cxl, [2] pages); volumes 2-5 contain also title page and list of plates.
Description: 5 volumes : 367 color illustrations ; 56 cm
Responsibility: by John Gould, F.R.S., &c. ; in five volumes.

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