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Donovan, E. 1768-1837.
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The natural history of British birds; ... the descriptions from the Systema naturæ of Linnæus; with general observations, either original, or collected from the ... most esteemed English ornithologists; and illustrated, with figures, etc.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 131

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London
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1799-1819
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10 volumes ; (8o)
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English

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The copy at shelfmark RB. was donated as a gift by the City of Manchester to a war-damaged Library in 1946. Volume III of this set is a new edition dated 1815; vol. V is dated 1820 and vol. VI, 1809; Volumes I, II and IV are missing.
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000967113
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Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778.
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Single Works. Systema naturae
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The natural history of British birds ... the descriptions from the Systema naturæ of Linnæus, etc.
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Reference: Soulsby no. 131

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[London
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1794-1819.]
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English

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In: Donovan (E.) The natural history, etc. 1798, etc. 8o.
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002178106
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Donovan Edward
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The ¤natural history of British birds; or a selection of the most rare, beautiful, and interesting birds which inhabit this country the descriptions from the Systema naturæ of Linnæus, with general observations, either original, or collected from the latest and most esteemed English ornithologists and embellished with figures, drawn, engraved, and coloured from the original specimens by E. Donovan
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Soulsby no. 131

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London
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1794-1819
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1-10 i 5 bd., [244] tav. ill.
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Proveniens: Exlibris: Henry Cooke
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Linné
Carl von
1707-1778
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20191016181700.0
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Med rev. nr. 00906-00910 dnl
FLB dnl
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Donovan, E. 1768-1837
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The natural history of British birds : or, a selection of the most rare, beautiful, and interesting birds which inhabit this country : the descriptions from the Systema Naturæ of Linnæus; with general observations, either original or collected from the latest and most esteemed English ornithologists; and embellished with figures, drawn, engraved, and coloured from the original specimens / by E. Donovan
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Natural hist. of birds.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 131

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Printed for the author; and for F. and C. Rivington
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London
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1794 [-1819].
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10 vols. [in 5] : ill. ; 25 cm.
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English

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Vol. I. 1794. 2. 1795. 3. 1796. 4. 1797. 5. 1798. 6. 1809. 7. 1816. 8. 1817. 9. 1818. 10. 1819. TPs in Tring's copy dated Vol I (1794), II (1795), III (1796), IV (1797), V (1820), VI (1816), VII (1816), VIII (1817), IX (1818), X (1819).
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NHM ZOOLOGY - Unidentified bookplate with motto Val y Gallo, and book label with initials JG, similar to the initials on the Godman bookplate, on front endpaper of each volume. NHM TRING - Bookplate of Thomas Henry Maudslay on front endpaper of each volume.
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Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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Indexes at the end of each volume.
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM ZOOLOGY - Lacking the title pages of vols. 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. Many pages are watermarked with a year (1794-1817), the name Whatman or a portion of it. Vol. 1, p. K2 (text to pl. XLIII) annotated in pencil 'Shot by the Rev'. J. Young in his flower garden at Richmond Surrey - 23 May 1810'. Vol. 5, p. A4 (text to pl. CII) annotated in pencil 'See Bewick Vol. 2 - page 307-'. Vol. 7, p. 157 annotated in pencil 'Described Vol. VII. No. 157'. Vol. 8, p. 187 is misnumbered as 157 and corrected in pencil, and annotated in pencil 'Described Vol. VIII. No. 187'.
NHM TRING - Much foxing throughout.
NHM ZOOLOGY - Bound by Maltbys in quarter leather with raised bands and marbled edges.
NHM TRING - Rebacked with marbled boards and gilded edges.
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Author:
Donovan, Edward
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Main entry uniform title:
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Title:
The natural history of British birds; or, a selection of the most rare, beautiful, and interesting birds which inhabit this country the descriptions from the Systema Naturæ of Linnæus; with general observations, either original, or collected from the latest and most esteemed English ornithologists; and embellished with figures, drawn, engraved, end coloured from the original specimens By E. Donovan
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 131

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Author Rivington Gilbert
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London
London
London
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ca. 1794-ca. 1819
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[644] Bl. 244 Ill. (Kupferst., handkolor.) 8°
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English

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Erschien ursprünglich in 10 Vol. 1 (1794) - 5 (1798) und 6 (1816) - 10 (1819). - Das Ex. der SBB ist der Linnéschen Systematik folgend neu in 3 Bd. gebunden worden. Das "General Systematic Arrangement Of Select British Birds, According To Linnæus." (Bogen O und P aus Vol. X.), eingebunden in Bd. 1, ist hs. durchgezählt. Nach dieser hs. Zählung sind die Ill. mit ihren dazugehörigen Textseiten gebunden.
Autopsie nach Ex. der SBB
Vorlageform des Erscheinungsvermerks: London: Printed For The Author; And For F. And C. Rivington, No. 62, St. Paul's Church-Yard. ... - Das Titelbl. in Bd. 1 mit Erscheinungsjahr 1794. - Das Titelbl. in Bd. 2 mit Bd.-Zählung Vol. II. und Erscheinungsjahr 1795. - Das Titelbl. in Bd. 3 mit der Ausg.-Bezeichnung "A New Edition.", der Bd.-Zählung Vol. III., den Verl. ... F. C. And J. Rivington ... und dem Erscheinungsjahr 1815. - Druckervermerk auf Bl. P4 recto von Vol. X.: Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square, London.
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Vögel gnd
Wirbeltiere gnd
Zoologie gnd
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501333606
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