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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick Esq; fellow of the Royal Society: In three books. Wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable to their natures, are accurately described. The descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVII copper plates. Translated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work. To which are added, three considerable discourses, I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates. II. Of the ordering of singing birds. III. Of falconry

The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick Esq; fellow of the Royal Society: In three books. Wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable to their natures, are accurately described. The descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVII copper plates. Translated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work. To which are added, three considerable discourses, I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates. II. Of the ordering of singing birds. III. Of falconry

Willughby, Francis, 1635-1672; Ray, John, 1627-1705

Book. English.
Published London: printed by A[ndrew]. C[larke]. for John Martyn, printer to the Royal Society, at the Bell in St. Pauls Church-Yard, MDCLXXVIII. [1678]

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Statement of responsibility: by John Ray, fellow of the Royal Society
Note: Title page in red and black.
Note: Printer's name from Wing CD.
Note: Books 2 and 3 each preceded by inserted leaf bearing table for respective book.
Note: Includes index.
Note: Signatures: A⁴ a² B-G⁴ H⁴ (H3 + chi1) I-2M⁴ ²chi1 2N-3L⁴.
Physical Description: [12], 53, [3], 55-271, [3], 273-441, [7] p., LXXVIII, [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 2⁰.
Subject: Falconry Early works to 1800.; Fowling Early works to 1800.; Birds Early works to 1800.
Uniform Title: Ornithologiæ libri tres. English
Cited: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), W2880
Copy: Leeds Central Library item LD35450096 has an ownership inscription of Gervais Hammond junior dated 1693.
Reproduction: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1979. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 970:2).
Place Name: Great Britain England London.