Ornithological biography; or, An account of the habits of the birds of the United States of America; accompanied by descriptions of the objects represented in the work entitled The birds of America, and interspersed with delineations of American scenery and manners.
J. Dobson and H. H. Porter, Philadelphia, 1831.
xxiv, 512, 16 p., 26 cm.
Notes: Colophon: James Kay, Jun. & Co. ... A separate issue of vol. 1 of the original edition (published in 5 vol., Edinburgh, 1831-39), differing in some particulars from it.--cf. Zimmer, J. T. Ayer Lib., p. 19. "I feel pleasure in here acknowledging the assistance ... received from ... Mr. William Macgillivray ... in completing the scientific details ... of my ornithological biographies."--Author's "Introductory address": 1831-1849 [i.e., 1839] ed., v. 1. Includes index. Hill copy 1: Typewritten notes (2 p.) re other known copies of this work laid in. Lacks 16 p. at end. Hill copy 2: Provenance: Mrs. Samuel Orth (signature). Lacks t.p. (substitute t.p. supplied) and p. 7-16 at end.
Other Authors: Macgillivray, William