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A natural history of birds, most of which have not been figured or described, and others very little known, from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill designed

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Edwards, George, 1694-1773.
A natural history of birds, most of which have not been figured or described, and others very little known, from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill designed
Part II
Royal College of Physicians, 1747
7 v.

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[Title page] A natural history of birds, most of which have not been figured or described, and others very little known, from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill designed, pp. [i] ff.

[Dedication] To Sir Hans Sloane, Bart, pp. [iii]-iv

[Acknowledgements] The names of the generous encouragers of this work, which have been added since the publication of the first part, pp. [v]-viii ff.

[The ash-coloured buzzard], pp. [Plate] 53-53

The crested red, or russit butcher-bird, pp. 54-[Plate] 54 ff.

[The least butcher-bird], pp. [Plate] 55 -55

The fork-tail'd Indian butcher-bird, pp. 56-[Plate] 56 ff.

[The great spotted cuckow], pp. [Plate] 57-57

The black Indian cuckow, pp. 58-[Plate] 58 ff.

[The brown and spotted Indian cuckow], pp. [Plate] 59-59

The great horned owl, pp. 60-[Plate] 60 ff.

[The great white owl], pp. [Plate] 61-61

The little hawk owl, pp. 62-[Plate] 62 ff.

[The whip-poor-will, or lesser goat-sucker], pp. [Plate] 63-63

The toucan, or Brasilian pye, pp. 64-[Plate] 64 ff.

[The grey-headed green woodpecker], pp. [Plate] 65-65

The black and white Chinese cock pheasant, with its hen, pp. 66-[Plate] 66 ff.

[The peacock pheasant from China], pp. [Plate] 67-67

The painted pheasant from China, pp. 68-[Plate] 68 ff.

[The hen peacock pheasant, from China], pp. [Plate] 69-69

The red-legg'd partridge, from Barbary, pp. 70-[Plate] 70 ff.

[The brown and spotted heathcock], pp. [Plate] 71-71

The white partridge, pp. 72-[Plate] 72 ff.

[The bustard cock], pp. [Plate] 73-73

The hen bustard, pp. 74-[Plate] 74 ff.

[The triangular spotted pigeon], pp. [Plate] 75-75

The brown Indian dove, pp. 76-[Plate] 76 ff.

[The black-headed Indian icterus], pp. [Plate] 77-77

The lesser mock-bird, pp. 78-[Plate] 78 ff.

[The green Indian fly-catcher], pp. [Plate] 79-79

The small American redstart, pp. 80-[Plate] 80 ff.

[The little black, white, and red, Indian creeper ; The double swallow-tail'd butterfly], pp. [Plate] 81-81

The greater bull-finch, pp. 82-[Plate] 82 ff.

[The little brown bull-finch ; The black and yellow manakyn], pp. [Plate] 83-83

The Indian green finch, pp. 84-[Plate] 84 ff.

[The schomburger], pp. [Plate] 85-85

The red-breasted long-tailed finch, pp. 86-[Plate] 86 ff.

[The purple water-hen], pp. [Plate] 87-87

The albatross, pp. 88-[Plate] 88 ff.

[The great black peteril], pp. [Plate] 89-89

The white and black spotted peteril, and the little peteril, pp. 90-[Plate] 90 ff.

[The small black and white divers], pp. [Plate] 91-91

The pelican, pp. 92-[Plate] 92 ff.

[The pelican of America], pp. [Plate] 93-93

The black-footed penguins, pp. 94-[Plate] 94 ff.

[The red-breasted goosander], pp. [Plate] 95-95

The black and white dobchick, and the eared dobchick, pp. 96-[Plate] 96 ff.

[The red-throated ducker or loon], pp. [Plate] 97-97

The great black and white duck, pp. 98-[Plate] 98 ff.

[The dusky and spotted duck], pp. [Plate] 99-99

The little black and white duck, pp. 100-[Plate] 100 ff.

[The summer duck of Catesby], pp. [Plate] 101-101

The Chinese teal, pp. 102-[Plate] 102 ff.

[The quick-hatch, or wolverene], pp. [Plate] 103-103

The monax, or marmotte, of America, pp. 104-[Plate] 104 ff.

[The bill of the Ægyptian ibis, and the least humming bird], pp. [Plate] 105-105 ff.

An appendix to the foregoing work, by way of illustration, pp. [107]-124

A catalogue of the names of the birds, etc. described in this work; in Latin and English, pp. 125-128 ff.

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