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Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa : consisting chiefly of figures and descriptions of the objects of natural history collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa, in the years 1834, 1835, and 1836, fitted out by "The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa" : together with a summary of African zoology, and an inquiry into the geographical ranges of species in that quarter of the globe

Author: Andrew SmithCharles M CurtisG H FordCharles Edward WagstaffWilliam Sharp MacleayAll authors
Publisher: London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1838-1849.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Smith; Charles M Curtis; G H Ford; Charles Edward Wagstaff; William Sharp Macleay; Great Britain. Treasury.; Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa.; Stewart and Murray,; Day & Haghe,
OCLC Number: 9367711
Notes: Issued in 28 pts. For more information see F.H. Waterhouse, "On the dates of publication of the parts of Sir Andrew Smith's 'Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa, ' in: Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1880), p. 489-491; also: K.H. Barnard, "The dates of issue of the 'Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa' and the 'Marine investigations in South Africa, ' in J. Soc. Bibl. Nat. Hist., v. 2 (Oct., 1950), p. 187-189 and corrigendum, v. 2 (Nov., 1952), p. 408.
"The plates ... have been published in five divisions, viz., Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Pisces, and Invertebratae. Those of each division have been numbered independently, and the letterpress descriptions left unpaged, in order that they may be arranged according to the particular view of the purchasers"--Preface, p. iii.
"London: Printed by Stewart and Murray, Old Bailey"--Title page verso.
Volume 5 (Invertebratae) has special t.p.: Illustrations of the Annulosa of South Africa, being a portion of the objects of natural history chiefly collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa ... by W.S. Macleay. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1838.
Plates signed: Day & Haghe, lithrs. to the Queen; C.E. Wagstaff sc.; Chas. M. Curtis del.; Ford del.
Each plate is accompanied by a blank guard sheet and approximately 2 p. of letterpress description (usually unpaginated).
Plates 18 and 37 in "Mammalia" were never issued. See F.A. Jentink, "On the Dates of publication of the parts of Sir Andrew Smith's Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa," in: Notes from the Leyden Museum, v. 15 (1893), p. 182.
Collation of each volume: Mammalia: 51 plates (numbered 1-8, 8 bis, 9-17, 19-36, 38-53), with descriptive letterpress; Aves: 114 plates, with descriptive letterpress; Reptilia: 78 plates, with descriptive letterpress; Pisces: 31 plates, with descriptive letterpress; Invertebratae: 75 p., 4 plates.
With an appendix (28 p.).
Description: 5 volumes, 278 leaves of plates in various foliations : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: [1]. Mammalia --
[2]. Aves --
[3]. Reptilia --
[4]. Pisces --
[5]. Invertebratae. By W.S. Macleay.
Other Titles: Zoology of South Africa
Responsibility: by Andrew Smith ; published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.

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