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Holloway, William, active 1790-1812, author.

The British Museum, or, Elegant repository of natural history / by William Holloway and John Branch, A.M.

Additional Title(s):

British Museum

Elegant repository of natural history

London : Printed by J.D. Dewick, Aldergate-street, for John Badcock, Paternoster-Row, 1803-1804.
Physical Description:
4 volumes in 1 : illustrations ; 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH48 .H65 1803
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Each volume has an added engraved title page, with vignette.
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, page 2
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled sprinkled calf. With contemporary book box, to house all four volumes. Autograph: B. Ashburnham. 1804.
Subject Terms:
Ashburnham, B. -- Autograph, 1804.
Birds -- Juvenile literature.
British Museum (Natural History)
Fishes -- Juvenile literature.
Insects -- Juvenile literature.
Mammals -- Juvenile literature.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1803-1804.
Branch, John, author.
Dewick, Joseph Dalton, publisher.
Badcock, J. (John), active 1801-1820, printer.

  • Volume 1-2. Quadrupeds
  • Volume 3. Fishes, insects
  • Volume 4. Birds.

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