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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.

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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]
College of Physicians, 1743
7 v., col. front. (v. 1), col. plates (part. fold.)

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] Georgii Edvardi ornithologia nova

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

[Introduction]

[Title page] A natural history of birds, pp. [i] ff.

[Dedication] To the honourable the president and fellows of the Royal College of Physicians, of London, pp. [iii]-iv

The preface, pp. v-xx

[Acknowledgements] The names of the generous encouragers of this work, pp. xxi-xxiv ff.

The white tailed eagle, pp. [Plate] 1-1

The king of the vultures, pp. 2-[Plate] 2 ff.

The spotted hawk or falcon, pp. [Plate] 3-3

The black hawk or falcon, pp. 4-[Plate] 4 ff.

The black parrot from Madagascar, pp. [Plate] 5-5

The smallest green and red Indian paroquet, pp. 6-[Plate] 6 ff.

The touraco, pp. [Plate] 7-7

The great king-fisher from the River Gambia, pp. 8-[Plate] 8 ff.

The black and white king-fisher, pp. [Plate] 9-9

The swallow-tail'd king-fisher, pp. 10-[Plate] 10 ff.

The little Indian king-fishers, pp. [Plate] 11-11

The Arabian bustard, pp. 12-[Plate] 12 ff.

The quan or guan, so called in the West Indies, pp. [Plate] 13-13

The green-wing'd dove, pp. 14-[Plate] 14 ff.

The long-tail'd dove, pp. [Plate] 15-15

The transverse striped or bared dove, pp. 16-[Plate] 16 ff.

The minor or mino, greater and less, pp. [Plate] 17-17

The solitary sparrow, pp. 18-[Plate] 18 ff.

The Chinese starling or black-bird, pp. [Plate] 19-19

The rose or carnation-colour'd ouzel of Aldrov, pp. 20-[Plate] 20 ff.

The blue creeper ; The golden-headed black tit-mouse, pp. [Plate] 21-21

The red belly'd blue-bird ; The scarlet locust, pp. 22-[Plate] 22 ff.

The red-headed green-finch, pp. [Plate] 23-23

The blue red-breast, pp. 24-[Plate] 24 ff.

The green black-cap fly-catcher ; The blue-headed green fly-catcher, pp. [Plate] 25-25

The little brown and white creeper, pp. 26-[Plate] 26 ff.

The greatest martin or swift, pp. [Plate] 27-27

The blue-throat redstart, pp. 28-[Plate] 28 ff.

The grey redstart, pp. [Plate] 29-29

The cock cold finch ; The hen cold finch, pp. 30-[Plate] 30 ff.

The red or russet-colour'd wheat-ear, pp. [Plate] 31-31

The long-tail'd red huming-bird [humming-bird] ; The little brown huming-bird [humming-bird], pp. 32-[Plate] 32 ff.

The long-tail'd green huming [humming] bird, pp. [Plate] 33-33

The long-tail'd blak-cap [black-cap] huming [humming] bird ; The dusky and yellow swallow-tail'd butter-fly, pp. 34-[Plate] 34 ff.

The white-belly'd huming [sic] bird ; The green and blue huming [sic] bird ; The brown and white-spotted butter-fly from China, pp. [Plate] 35-35

The black-belly'd green huming [humming] bird, pp. 36-[Plate] 36 ff.

The crested huming [humming] bird, pp. [Plate] 37-37

The red-throated huming [humming] bird, pp. 38-[Plate] 38 ff.

The red bird from Surinam, pp. [Plate] 39-39

The gowry bird, pp. 40-[Plate] 40 ff.

The cock padda or rice-bird, pp. [Plate] 41-41

The hen padda or rice-bird, pp. 42-[Plate] 42 ff.

The Chinese sparrows, pp. [Plate] 43-43

The yellow-headed linnet, pp. 44-[Plate] 44 ff.

The greater Indian crane, pp. [Plate] 45-45

The coot-footed tringa, pp. 46-[Plate] 46 ff.

The black-breasted Indian plover, pp. [Plate] 47-47

The spur-winged water hen, pp. 48-[Plate] 48 ff.

The penguin, pp. [Plate] 49-49

The spotted Greenland dove, pp. 50-[Plate] 50 ff.

The Greenland buck, pp. [Plate] 51-51

The porcupine from Hudson's Bay, pp. 52-[Plate] 52 ff.

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