<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768–1837
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:
[4], 86 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL690.G7 B47 copy 4
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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.
F., C. and J. Rivington (Firm), bookseller.
Bye and Law, printer.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.