Animate creation : popular edition of our living world, a natural history

Collection Data

Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889) (Author)
Holder, Joseph Bassett (1824-1888) (Editor)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898 (Inferred)
Place: New York
Publisher: S. Hess
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: QGD+ (Wood, J. G. Animate creation. 1898)
Scientific illustrations
Statement of responsibility: Revised and adapted to American zoology, by Joseph B. Holder ...
Content: Original ed. published under title: The illustrated natural history. London : Routledge, 1853. Cf. Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustraton, 4449.
Content: First American ed. published under title: Our living world. New York : S. Hess, c1885.
Content: Illustrations: 34 mounted oleographs (copies of plates in Brehms Thierleben, by L. Prang & Co.); 68 full-page wood engravings and ca. 800 smaller wood-engraved ill., after designs by Harrison Weir, Joseph Wolf, W.S. Coleman, Friedrich Specht, Gustav Mützel and others.
Content: The col. ill. are chromolithographs by L. Prang & Co., copies of ill. in Brehms Thierleben.
Content: v. 1-2. Mammals. -- v. 3-4. Birds. -- v. 5-6. Fishes, reptiles, etc.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 652535
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13561282
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87fbe960-c6ca-012f-9c56-58d385a7bc34
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