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Gray's list of birds : [London], ca. 1840.

Author: George Robert Gray
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : French
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Bound holograph manuscript list of the birds of the world. Based on the second edition of Coenraad Jacob Temminck's Manuel d'Ornithologie (Paris, 1820-40) and John Latham's Index Ornithologicus (London, 1790), the texts of which have been cut up and pasted into the volumes, with additions and annotations by Gray, probably in preparation for his Genera of Birds (London, 1844-1849).
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Genre/Form: Classification
Named Person: John Latham; C J Temminck; John Latham; C J Temminck
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Robert Gray
OCLC Number: 702146217
Language Note: Material in French, Latin, and English.
Notes: Title from spine.
Monogram of Thomas Littleton Powys, Baron of Lilford on spine of each volume.
Description: 20 v. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Bound holograph manuscript list of the birds of the world. Based on the second edition of Coenraad Jacob Temminck's Manuel d'Ornithologie (Paris, 1820-40) and John Latham's Index Ornithologicus (London, 1790), the texts of which have been cut up and pasted into the volumes, with additions and annotations by Gray, probably in preparation for his Genera of Birds (London, 1844-1849).

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