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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Webber, Charles W. (Charles Wilkins), 1819-1856.
Wild scenes and song-birds.
New York : George P. Putnam & Co., 1854
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles W Webber; Charles Wilkins Webber, Mrs.; Alfred Jacob Miller; L N Rosenthal; Alexander Wetmore
|Notes:||"Stereotyped by Thomas B. Smith, N.Y., printed by Billin, Brothers"--Verso of t.p.
Wood in Vertebrate zoology cites "London" in the imprint.
Title and text within ruled border.
Also issued by same publisher in same year with sub-title: "Illustrated with twenty-five colored lithographs, drawn by Mrs. C.W. Webber and Alfred J. Miller."
"This is probably the first edition of a collection of chapters on nature-study, most of them about birds. With the exception of some trivial changes in the title-page the 1858 edition ... is identical with the above."--Wood, p. 621.
Chromolithographs signed: "L.N. Rosenthal's Cromo Lith. Philada."
Plates accompanied by guard tissue sheets.
|Description:||x, , 347 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (chromolithographs) ; 26 cm.|
|Responsibility:||by C.W. Webber ; with twenty illustrations, printed in colors, from drawings by Mrs. C.W. Webber and Alfred J. Miller.|