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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.

Collection Data

Names
Swainson, William, 1789-1855 (Author)
Kirby, William, 1759-1850 (Author)
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1829 - 1837 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: J. Murray [etc.]
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: QGS (Richardson, J. Fauna boreali-americana)
Topics
Zoology
Animals
Arctic regions
Canada
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
nature prints
Notes
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
Physical Description
Engraving
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 13607386
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13560384
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14e27740-c6c9-012f-4966-58d385a7bc34
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