George Shaw/Msr. Griffith/J.F. Stephens - General Zoology of systematic natural history by George Shaw, M.D.F.R.S. &c. With plates engraphed - 1812

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George Shaw/Msr. Griffith/J.F. Stephens - General Zoology of systematic natural history by George Shaw, M.D.F.R.S. &c. With plates engraphed - 1812
Biologie, Livres illustrés, Ornithologie - Quantité : 1 - Portfolio

General Zoology of systematic natural history by George Shaw, M.D.F.R.S. & C. With illustrations from the first authorities and most select specimens. Engraved principally by Mrs. Griffith, volume VIII, part 1, Aves. and next. London, 1812.

A loose leaf collection of 171 black and white copper engravings of various indigenous and foreign bird species in a loose portfolio. The paper is slightly browned and stained according to age. The text is absent.

A total of fourteen books published in this series, with sixteen parts concerning birds spread over eight volumes and with a total of 505 images. George Shaw (1751-1813) was the curator of the section of natural history of the British Museum until his passing. His work was continued thereafter by James F. Stephens.

Informations du lot
Object
Portfolio
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Biologie, Livres illustrés, Ornithologie
Auteur/ Illustrateur
George Shaw/Msr. Griffith/J.F. Stephens
Titre du livre
General Zoology of systematic natural history by George Shaw, M.D.F.R.S. &c. With plates engraphed
État
Varié / Divers
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1812
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue d’origine
Oui
Éditeur
London, Printed for Kearsly, Wilkie and Robinson.
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Nombre de pages
171
Dimensions
24×17 cm
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