The birds of Europe

Collection Data

Gould, John, 1804-1881 (Author)
Gould, Elizabeth, 1804-1841 (Illustrator)
Gould, Elizabeth, 1804-1841 (Lithographer)
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 (Illustrator)
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 (Lithographer)
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850 (Printer of plates)
Bayfield, Gabriel, 1781-1870 (Colorist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1837
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by R. and J. E. Taylor, Published by the author
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: QMS+++ (Gould, J. Birds of Europe)
Scientific illustrations
Ornithological illustrations
Content: -v. 1. Raptores. -v. 2-3. Insessores. -v. 4. Rasores. Grallatores. -v. 5. Natatores.
Content: Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
Content: Issued in parts, 1832-1837.
Statement of responsibility: Plates drawn from life and on stone by J. and E. Gould and E. Lear.
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #151
Content: Illustrations: 448 full-page hand-colored lithographs. Chiefly sketched by John Gould from specimens and drawn and lithographed by Elizabeth Gould; 67 of the bird images and many of the foregrounds were drawn and lithographed by Edward Lear. Variously signed: "Drawn from life & on stone by J. & E. Gould," "Drawn from nature & on stone by J. & E. Gould," "E. Lear del. et lithog.," "E. Lear del.," "Drawn from life & on stone by E. Lear." Printed by C. Hullmandel and hand colored under the direction of Gabriel Bayfield.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 v. 449 col. pl. 57 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 4485568
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14444173
Library of Congress Control Number: 06032843
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e24c6280-c5fd-012f-261f-58d385a7bc34
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