Instructions for collecting and preserving various subjects of natural history, as animals, birds, reptiles, shells, corals plants, &c : together with a treatise on the management of insects in their several states / selected from the best authorities by E. Donovan., F.L.S. author of the Natural histories of British birds, fishes, insects, &c.
- The second edition.
- London : Sold by F.C. and J. Rivington, No. 62, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1805.
- Physical Description:
- , 86 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsQL690.G7 B47 copy 4Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Illustrations unsigned.
"Bye and Law, printers, St. John's Square."--T.p. verso.
Signatures: [pi]² B-L⁴ M³.
BAC: British Art Center copy has bookplates of Dufferin V. Claneboye. The volume inscribed: William Pole Thornhill. 22nd Dec. 1871. From Bickens £ 3-10-0. Bound with BAC copy 4 of: Figures of British land birds, engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Newcastle upon Tyne, 1800.
- Subject Terms:
- Bye and Law -- Printer.Claneboye, Dufferin V. -- Bookplate.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1805.F. C. and J. Rivington -- Bookseller.Natural history -- Great Britain.Taxidermy -- Great Britain.Thornhill, William Pole -- Autograph, 22nd Dec. 1871.Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation.
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Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837, Instructions for collecting and preserving various subjects of natural history, as animals, birds, reptiles, shells, corals plants, &c , 1805
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