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De Kay, James Ellsworth.
Zoology of New-York, or the New-York fauna : comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations .
Printed by Carroll and Cook, printers to the Assembly [etc.] , Albany , 1842 .

6 pts. in 5 v., plates (part col.), 29 cm.

Notes: New York (State). Natural History Survey Parts 1, 3 and 4 printed by W. & A. White & J. Visscher. Added t.p., engraved, with vignette. Part 1 is preceded by historical introduction by Gov. W. H. Seward, and Note on penitentiaries by Hon. John O'Sullivan. General author and subject index may be found in "Index to publications of the New York State Natural History Survey and New York State Museum. By Mary Ellis. 1903." (New York. State Museum. Bulletin 66) "The oldest state bird book illustrated by coloured plates is Part II,'Birds' of James E. De Kay's 'Zoology of New York'."--cf. Anker, J. Bird books, p. 82. Bibliographical lists given in each part. Contents: v.1. Zoology, pt I. Mammalia -- v.2. Zool., pt. II. Birds -- v.3.[text] Zool., pt. III. Reptiles and Amphibia and pt. IV. Fishes -- v.4.[plates] Reptiles and Amphibia; Fishes -- v.5. Zool., pt. V. Mollusca and pt. VI. Crustacea. References: Anker, J. Bird books, 115; Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology, p.314; Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 164.


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