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The naturalist's miscellany, or, Coloured figures of natural objects drawn and described immediately from nature / George Shaw]
Bib ID 159680
Format BookBook
Author
Shaw, George, 1751-1813
 
Description London : F.P. Nodder, [1790-1813] 
24 volumes (1064 leaves of plates) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm (8vo) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; FRM NK1079

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK 4481

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK 7475

Notes

Added title page in volume 1: Vivarium naturae, sive, Rerum naturalium, ...

Each volume has an index to its plates. Volume 24 has general subject indexes in Latin and English.

First published: London : Nodder, 1789.

Only volume 1 has title page but title and volume are embodied in the dedication of each volume.

Plates are numbered and hand coloured. Pages are unnumbered.

Text in English and Latin.

This edition varies from the 1813 edition. Text arranged on the page is different when comparing signature marks; uses the long "s" instead of the short "s".

Volume 1-12 by G. Shaw and F.P. Nodder; volume 13-24 by G. Shaw, E. and R.P. Nodder.

Library holds at FRM NK 1079 a volume of 76 entries of the 1790-1813 edition bound subsequent to publication, consisting of all the Australian plates and articles from the 24 volume work. Spine title: Australian natural history.

Library holds at FRM NK 1079 a vol. of 76 entries of the 1790-1813 ed. bound subsequent to publication, consisting of all the Australian plates and articles from the 24 v. work. Spine title: Australian natural history.

Library's copy at NK 7475 is uncut and contains volumes 1-21 (1790-1809/10)

Library's NK4481 copy unbound in box with spine title: 1789-1816.

See also Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 47a (1789 edition)

Library holds a complete copy of another edition (1813) at GMM 570.5 SHA (Incorrectly assigned Ferguson no.95a)

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK 7475, FRM NK 1079.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 95a

Subjects Animals -- Identification.  |  Zoology.
Other authors/contributors Nodder, Elizabeth, active 1800-1801  |  Nodder, Frederick Polydore  |  Nodder, Richard P., active 1800-1813
Also Titled

Coloured figures of natural objects ...

Rerum naturalium ...

Vivarium naturae

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    Label: Australian natural history
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