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North American herpetology: or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States.

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Description
The illustrations in this study of reptiles and amphibians contains 147 lithographs. The drawing were all created from live specimens. Known for his exacting standards, Holbrook attempted to destroy all copies of the first edition.
Names
Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1842
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: J. Dobson
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 13063-13067
Topics
Reptiles -- United States
Amphibians -- United States
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Ownership: Lenox
Citation/reference: Gross 1994 #128
Physical Description
Chromolithographs
Extent: 5 v. fol.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 3259212
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14502932
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50d439c0-c6bd-012f-8e66-58d385a7bc34
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