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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the County of Warwick, Esq., fellow of the Royal Society : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known being reduced into a method sutable [sic] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates Preview this item
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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the County of Warwick, Esq., fellow of the Royal Society : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known being reduced into a method sutable [sic] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates

Author: Francis WillughbyJohn RayAndrew ClarkJohn MartynFrancisco HernándezAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed by A.C. for John Martyn, printer to the Royal Society, at the Bell in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCLXXVIII [1678]
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Genre/Form: Hand coloring
Early works
Engraving
Errata lists (Printing)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Willughby; John Ray; Andrew Clark; John Martyn; Francisco Hernández; Frederick Hendrick van Hove; William Faithorne; William Sherwin; John Farrington, Merchant
OCLC Number: 823036
Notes: Includes index.
Title in red and black.
Errata: p. [12], first count.
"An Appendix to the history of birds ... taken out of Franc. Hernandez especially"--Page 385.
Some plates are signed by either Hove, Faithorne or Sherwin.
UF copy with leaves 3E3 through 3L wanting.
UF copy bears armorial bookplate: John Farrington of London. Merchant.
UF copy with some plates hand-colored.
Description: [12], 441, [7] pages, [2], LXXVIII leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm (fol.)
Other Titles: Ornithologiae libri tres.
Responsibility: translated into English ; and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work ; To which are added, three considerable discourses, I. Of the art of fowling : with a description of several nets in two large copper plates, II. Of the ordering of singing birds, III. Of falconry / by John Ray ...

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