American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States

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Title:
American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States
Date: 
1880
Dimensions: 
Book (9 volumes): 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 880
Description: 
Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) with engravings by Alexander Lawson (1773-1846) American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, 9 volumes (Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, 1808-14) [14 3/8 x 10 ¾ inches] (Y1808.W Oversize) Vol. 1: plate 3-Flicker Vol. 2: plate 10-Hummingbirds Vol. 3: plate 26-Carolina Parakeet etca. Vol. 4: plate 29-Ivory-billed Woodpecker Vol. 5: plate 44-Pigeon etca. Vol. 6: plate 50 owls Vol. 7: plate 62-water birds Vol. 8: plate 66-Ibis, Flamingo, Stork Vol. 9: plate 74- water birds
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y1808.W
Date Begin: 
1880
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