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The natural history of British fishes: including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species...

Collection Data

Description
Edward Donovan's enormous artistic output includes fish, insects, birds, and mammals. More artistic than accurate, Donovan etched and colored most of the illustrations.
Names
Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1802 - 1808
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for the author, and for F. and C. Rivington
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1802 90-591
Topics
Fishes -- Great Britain
Fishes in art
Genres
Prints
Books
Illustrations
Notes
Content: NYPL copy bound in 3 v., with title pages to v. 3 and 5 bound out of sequence at the beginning of 2nd and 3rd physical vols. Vol. 5 has imprint: Printed for the author, and for F., C. and J. Rivington.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 v. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Etchings
Hand-colored
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG90-B91444
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11399861
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ec86960-c6c7-012f-d945-58d385a7bc34
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