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

Object Number: 
LIB.Y1808.W
Date: 
1880
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/8 × 10 3/4 in. (36.5 × 27.3 cm)
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group