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Canis (vulpes) fulvus.
Swainson, William, 1789-1855 (Author)
Kirby, William, 1759-1850 (Author)
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 (Author)

Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America : containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1829 - 1837 (approximate)
Place Term: London
Publisher: J. Murray [etc.]
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: QGS (Richardson, J. Fauna boreali-americana)
Ownership : The Astor Library

Content : Plates in pt. 2 and 4, and some in pt. 3 are colored.

Content : Plates in pt. 3 numbered 74-97; plates in other pts. have miscellaneous numbering.

Content : Running title: Northern zoology.

Content : Vol. 1: xlvi, 300 p., [28] leaves of plates; v. 2: lxvi, 523 p., [50] leaves of plates; v. 3: xv, 327 p., [23] leaves of plates; v. 4: xxxix, 325 p., 8 leaves of plates.

Content : Vol. 4 also issued with individual t.p.: Entomologia boreali americana.

Content : Pt. 1. The quadrupeds / by John Richardson. 1829 -- pt. 2. The birds / by William Swainson and John Richardson. 1831 -- pt. 3. The fish / by John Richardson. 1836 -- pt. 4. The insects / by the Rev. William Kirby. 1837.

Content : "Published under the authority of the Right Honourable the Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs."

Content : Cogswell.

Content : Imprint varies: v. 3, London : R. Bentley; v. 4, Norwich : J. Fletcher : And sold in London by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans.

Content : Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Citation/reference : Gross, 1994, #50

Content: The American Fox. TL01.04.229
Physical Description
Extent: 21 x 26.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 13607386
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13560384
UUID: 1a2b4500-c6c9-012f-ceba-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Creator Born
  • 1829: Created (Approximate)
  • 1855: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1829 - 1837). Canis (vulpes) fulvus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6f5a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Canis (vulpes) fulvus.