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The natural history of British birds

E. Donovan

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 ... By E. Donovan, F.L.S. In five volumes. ...

by E. Donovan

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Published by printed for the author; and for F. and C. Rivington in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6227, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5v.,plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16879333M

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The above is from Volume II, bound in with A Natural history of British quadrupeds and A Natural history of water birds; with binder's spine title: Quadrups, Birds. Hardcover with dust jacket in As New condition.

Authoritative account of the natural history of British Birds. Tracing their evolution to the development of bird families and their classification today. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS; OR, A SELECTION OF THE MOST RARE, BEAUTIFUL, AND INTERESTING BIRDS WHICH INHABIT THIS COUNTRY.

Birds Of Man's World (Line Illustrations by Robin Prytherch Published for the British Museum (Natural History). A companion volume by Donovan, The natural history of the nest and eggs of British birds, was issued begining inbut remained unfinished with just 5 parts (of an anticipated 24 parts) completed.

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Illustrated with 18 fine color plates, 2 b&w plates and 17 photographs by Archibald Thorburn and J.G. Millais. " x ". Red cloth, brown cloth spine, covers stained, some light foxing on some of the text pages. A sequel to The Natural History Of The British Surface-feeding Ducks.

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