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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick Esq; fellow of the Royal Society

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Class number
598.2
Book Author

Francis Willughby

Subtitle
in three books. Wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable to their natures, are accurately described. The descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVII copper plates. Translated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work. To which are added, three considerable discourses, I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates. II. Of the ordering of singing birds. III. Of falconry
Place of publication
London
Date of publication
1678
Length
[12],53,[3],55-271,[3],273-441,[7] p., LXXVIII, [2] leaves of plates
Size / Height
35cm.
Series Title
Thomlinson Library
Number within series
3757