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Edwards, George, 1694-1773. / A natural history of birds. Most of which have not been figur'd or describ'd, and others very little known from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill design'd.
[Part I] (1743)

[Title page] A natural history of uncommon birds, and of some other rare and undescribed animals, quadrupedes, fishes, reptiles, insects, etc.



A
NATURAL HI
O F
S
Uncommon B I R D
AND OF
Some other Rare and Undefcribed A N I M
QSAD RUPDE S,
REP T ILE Si
F IS HE S,
INSECTS, &c.
Exhibited in Two Hundred and Ten COPP E R-PL ATE S,
From Defigns copied immediately from NATURE, and curioufly colouired after
LIFEE.
With a full and accurate Defcription of each F I G U R E.
To which is added,
A Brief and General Idea of D R A W I N G and P A I N T I N G in IJYater-Colowrs
; with I1nffruc~tion'
for E T C H I N G on Copper with Aqua Fortis: Likewife forne Tboughts on
the P A S S A C E o F
B I R D S; and A D D I T I0 N S to many of the S U B J E C T S defcribed
in this W o R K.
In Four P A R T S.
By GEORGE EDWARDS,.
Library-Keeper to the Royal-College of P H Y S I C I A N S.
L ON D 0 N.
Printed for the A u T H O R, at the College of Phylicians, in Tlk'arwick-Lamr
T O R Y
SP
A L S


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