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Author: Georges Cuvier, baron; Edward Griffith; Edward Pidgeon; John Edward Gray; Shackell and Baylis,
Publisher: London : Printed for Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., 1829.
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Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832.
Class Aves.
London : Printed for Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., 1829
(OCoLC)798567786
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Cuvier, baron; Edward Griffith; Edward Pidgeon; John Edward Gray; Shackell and Baylis,
OCLC Number: 38622080
Notes: Issued in 9 parts between 1827 and 1830, although the t.p. for each v. is dated 1829. See C.F. Cowan, "Notes on Griffith's Animal kingdom of Cuvier," J. Soc. Bib. Nat. Hist. (1969), 5 (2):137-140.
"London: Shackell and Baylis ..."--Title page verso.
Illustrators include C. Hamilton Smith, Sowerby, H. Kearsley, C.M. Curtis, and Lewin; engravers include Sowerby and Griffith.
Collation of each v.: v. 1 (=v. 6 of the Animal kingdom): [4], 548, [2] p., [32] leaves of plates; v. 2 (=v. 7 of the Animal kingdom): [4], 586, [2] p., [60] leaves of plates; v. 3 (=v.8 of the Animal kingdom): [2], 690, [2] p., [68] leaves of plates.
Description: 3 volumes, [160] leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Règne animal.
Animal kingdom.
Aves
Responsibility: arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with specific descriptions by Edward Griffith and Edward Pidgeon ; the additional species inserted in the text of Cuvier by John Edward Gray.

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