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A natural history of uncommon birds, : and of some other rare and undescribed animals, quadrupedes, reptiles, fishes, insects, &c. exhibited in two hundred and ten copper-plates ... with a full and accurate description of each figure : To which is added, A brief and general idea of drawing and painting in water-colours; with instructions for etching on copper with aqua fortis: likewise some thoughts on the passage of birds; and additions to many of the subjects described in this work ... / By George Edwards ...

A natural history of uncommon birds, : and of some other rare and undescribed animals, quadrupedes, reptiles, fishes, insects, &c. exhibited in two hundred and ten copper-plates ... with a full and accurate description of each figure : To which is added, A brief and general idea of drawing and painting in water-colours; with instructions for etching on copper with aqua fortis: likewise some thoughts on the passage of birds; and additions to many of the subjects described in this work ... / By George Edwards ...

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Creator: Edwards, George, 1694-1773
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Date: [1743]-51.
Publisher: Printed for the author, at the College of physicians,
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Description:
BEIN Sy4 +743E Copy 1: General t.p. wanting. Binder's title: Edwards's Natural history.
Issued in parts.
Extra illus.: v. 2, p. [106-107]
Paged continuously: v. 1: 2 p.l., xx, 52 p.; v. 2: viii, 53-105 p. [app. [107]-128 p.]; v. 3: 2 p.l., 106-157 p.; v. 4: 4 p.l., 158-248 p.
T.p. for v. 2-4 reads, with minor changes: A natural history of birds. Most of which have not been figur'd or describ'd.
Physical Description:
4 v. : col. front. (v. 1), 210 col. pl. (incl. map) pl. ; 30 cm.
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Copy 1
Vol. 1
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Object ID: 15832039
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