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A guide to the Gould Collection of humming birds

by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology. [Birds]

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Published by BM(NH) in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bound with nine other BMNH guides, 1881-1908 in : Guides to Humming Birds (1881-1889), Reptiles & Fishes (1885-1908), barcode 300009433.

Other titlesGuides to Humming Birds (1881-1889), Reptiles & Fishes (1885-1908)
Statement[by A. Günther.]
ContributionsGünther, Albert C. L. G. (Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf), 1830-1914
The Physical Object
Pagination22p :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24838142M

John Gould (), Hummingbirds Gould's fascination with birds from the east began in the "late s [when] a collection of birds from the Himalayan mountains arrived at the Society's museum and Gould conceived the idea of publishing a volume of imperial folio sized hand-coloured lithographs of the eighty species, with figures of a. “All ornithologists are not artists. Many artists are not successful businessmen. In the field of natural history the accomplishments of this man in his 76 years of life from to are truly monumental. No other ornithologist has ever exceeded (or will ever exceed) the number of Gould’s bird discoveries and the magnitude and splendour of his folio publications” (Gordon Sauer, John.

  You will find that the plates included herein are attributed to both Gould and Richter. The sources for this edition are form the volumes of A monograph of the Trochilidæ, or family of humming-birds (volumes ) and a supplement that was completed after Gould’s death by R. Bowdler : Melanie Widmann. Help us tag our images for the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)! By adding machine tags of the scientific names associated with the organisms in our images, you can help us contribute these images to EOL species pages. Create a binomial tag with the genus and species name like this: "taxonomy:binomial=Genus species" "taxonomy:binomial=Corvus corax" You MUST put quotes .

  For all the bird lovers, the definitive collection of hummingbird illustrations by 19th-century naturalist painter John Gould, the "British Audubon". This sublime collection of superbly detailed hand-colored lithographs of hummingbirds, created by John Gould, the “British Audubon,” in the mids, represents all the known species at Brand: Rizzoli. The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, It gives a "quick guide" to 8 species of these beautiful birds, with lovely photos to help identification. It also shows how one can set up feeders specifically for orioles, and the sugar solution to use, which /5().


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A guide to the Gould Collection of humming birds by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology. [Birds] Download PDF EPUB FB2

A guide to the Gould Collection of humming birds / Title Variants: Alternative: Guides to Humming Birds (), Reptiles & Fishes (). British Museum (Natural History) British Museum (Natural History).

Department of Zoology. [Birds]. Bound with nine other BMNH guides, in: Guides to Humming Birds (), Reptiles & Fishes (), barcode Pages: A guide to the Gould Collection of humming birds / Title Variants: Alternative: Guides to Humming Birds (), Reptiles & Fishes () By.

British Museum (Natural History) British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology. [Birds].Book Edition: 2nd Ed., 2nd Ed. For all the bird lovers, the definitive collection of hummingbird illustrations by 19th-century naturalist painter John Gould, the "British Audubon".

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General Library copy bound with: A guide to the Gould Collection of humming birds (,) -- A guide to the gallery of reptiles & fishes (,) -- A guide to the gallery of reptilia & amphibia () -- A guide to the gallery of fishes () Zool.

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A FINE SET OF GOULD'S MAGNIFICENT FOLIOS. A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds. John Gould () was a top bod in English ornithology, curator of the Zoological Society of London and identifier of Darwin’s finches.

He also loved hummingbirds. Although he’d never seen a live hummingbird – he would see his first in – Gould had a collection of 4 Albert Günther, A Guide to the Gould Collection of Humming-Birds in the British Museum (London: British Museum (Natural History), ), p.

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