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The naturalist's miscellany, or, Coloured figures of natural objects drawn and described immediately from nature [/ George Shaw]
Bib ID 324780
Format BookBook
Author
Shaw, George, 1751-1813
 
Description London : F.P. Nodder, [1813 or 1814] 
24 v. (1064 leaves of plates) : col. ill. ; 25 cm. (8 vo) 
Notes

Only v.1 has t.p. but title and volume are embodied in the dedication of each volume.

Added t.p. in v.1. : Vivarium naturae, sive, Rerum naturalium, variaee et vividaee icones, ad ipsam naturam depictaee et descriptaee.

Added engraved t.p. in v.1. : Vivarium naturae, or, The naturalist's miscellany by G. Shaw ... the figures by F.P. Nodder ... London : Printed for Nodder & Co ..., 1790. Vol.1 dedicated by permission to Her Majesty.

Vol. 1-12 by G. Shaw and E.and R.P. Nodder.

Vol. 2 dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks.

Originally published: London : Nodder & Co., 1789-1813.

This ed. contains a frontispiece of Shaw's tomb with a date on the tomb of 1813. The foot of the plate is signed:Richd P. Nodder del 1813 ...

Text in English and Latin.

Each v. has an index to its plates. V. 24 has general indexes in Latin and English of the subjects contained in the twenty-four volumes.

Plates are numbered and hand coloured. Pages are unnumbered.

This ed. varies from the 1790 ed. in that its arrangement of text on the page is different when comparing signature marks. Also this ed. uses the short instead of the long "s".

Continued by W.E. Leach and R.P. Nodder as the Zoological miscellany, 1814-17.

See also Ferguson nos 47a (1789 ed.), and 95a (1790 ed.)

Library's copy is cut and complete. The Ferguson no.95a has been incorrectly assigned to this ed.

Library holds another copy of another ed. (1790-1813) at NK7475, and one vol. bound subsequent to publication at FRM NK1079

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

Coloured figures of natural objects ...

Vivarium naturae

Rerum naruralium

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