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A manual of ornithology / by Winfrid A. Stearns ; being a preliminary study of the classes, orders, families, sub-families, with an enumeration of the genera and principal species, of the birds of North America ; together with a brief synopsis of the special features of general ornithology ; designed for the student and all lovers of this most fascinating branch of science ; suitable also as a simple, preliminary introduction to any of our present works upon this subject

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Stearns, Winfrid Alden 1852-1909  Search this
Former owner:
Bendire, Charles 1836-1897 DSI  Search this
Fisher, A. K (Albert Kenrick) 1856-1948 DSI  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[2], iv, [2], 162, [4] p., [1] folded leaf ; 24 cm
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North America
Includes indexes.
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy (39088015707193) has no errata, on p. [vi] in other copies.
SCNHRB copy has inscribed in ink on t.p.: Chas Bendire, A.K. Fisher, and A. Wetmore.
SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Alexander Wetmore.
SCNHRB copy with Wetmore's (?) pencilled ms. annotations.
SCNHRB copy bound in green library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Ornithology  Search this
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL673 .S79 1895
QL673.S79 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries