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Richardson, John, Sir.
Fauna boreali-americana; or The zoology of the northern parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R. N..
J. Murray [etc.], London, 1829.

4 v., illus., 110 plates (72 col.), 29 cm.

Notes: Title varies. Imprint of v. 3: London, R. Bentley; v. 4: Norwich, J. Fletcher, and sold in London by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans. Vol. 4 was also issued with special title page: Entomologia boreali americana ... By the Rev. William Kirby. Norwich, 1837. Colophon (v. 1-2): Printed by William Clowes. Colophon (v. 3): Printed by William Clowes and Sons. Colophon (v. 4): Printed by Josiah Fletcher ... Norwich. Bibliographies in vols. 1, 2, and 4. Contents: pt. 1. The quadrupeds, by J. Richardson. 1829--pt. 2. The birds, by W. Swainson and J. Richardson. 1831.--pt. 3. The fish, by J. Richardson. 1836.--pt. 4. The insects, by the Rev. W. Kirby. 1837. Reference: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 520-521 (discusses pt. 2 only). Hill copy 1: Imperfect; wanting half-title in vols. 2-4.

Other Authors: Swainson, William; Kirby, William


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