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A nomenclature of colors for naturalists and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists by Robert Ridgway ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

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Author:
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86835864 http://viaf.org/viaf/20058990  Search this
Former owner:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79139635 http://viaf.org/viaf/71481605  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89125972 http://viaf.org/viaf/59144220  Search this
Miller, Gerrit S (Gerrit Smith) 1869-1956 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr00030371 http://viaf.org/viaf/69005583  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84009229 http://viaf.org/viaf/69311211  Search this
Inscriber:
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ins DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86835864 http://viaf.org/viaf/20058990  Search this
Physical description:
129 pages, XVII leaves of plates illustrations (some color) 22 cm
Type:
Terminology
Date:
1886
Notes:
"Copyright, 1885 ... University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge"-- Verso of t.p
Some plates accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress
Some plates hand-colored
Also available online.
Also available online
SCNHRB has eight copies.
SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016528531; formerly 591.15.R544 NH) has bookplate: G. Brown Goode, U.S. National Museum.
SCNHRB c. 1 has inscribed in ink on 2nd front free endpaper: Mr. G. Brown Goode, with the kind regards of Robert Ridgway, January 15 1887. A review of Ridgway's book, cut from the Athenaeum July 23, 1887 ([1] p.) is mounted on the back paste-down endpaper.
SCNHRB c. 1 embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [pencilled ms. no.] 172799.
SCNHRB c. 1 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016528622) has inscribed in ink on 1st front free endpaper: A. Wetmore.
SCNHRB c. 2 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers.
SCNHRB c. 3 (39088016528333; formerly QC45.R54 Birds) inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: Edgar A. Mearns.
SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum Mearns Collection [ms. acc. no.] 283375. There are a few brief handwritten pencil annotations in the text.
SCNHRB c. 3 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
SCNHRB c. 4 (39088016528374; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Birds) stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987.
SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Oct 22 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 137415.
SCNHRB c. 4 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and gray endpapers.
SCNHRB c. 5 (39088016528275; formerly 591.R544 Rept) stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 22 1913 [ms. acc. no.] 227238.
SCNHRB c. 5 has a small leaf ([2] p.) with printed caption title of the Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum laid in, with handwritten notes in pencil and ink giving the equivalent vernacular German measurements for variations of one foot, and the colors for a few species. See library staff for access.
SCNHRB c. 5 has a brown buckram library binding with white lettered spine.
SCNHRB c. 6 (39088016528416; formerly 591.15 .R544 c. 6 Rept) has minor water damage to the title leaf and first 38 pages. A few of the leaves and plates have clumsy repairs made with tape.
SCNHRB c. 6 has a few brief handwritten annotations and marks in pencil.
SCNHRB c. 6 bound in redish-brown library buckram, title in white on spine.
SCNHRB c. 7 (39088016528697; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Mamm) has stamps on t.p. verso: Smithsonian Library, Sep. 20, 1956; Gerrit S. Miller Jr. Gift.
SCNHRB c. 7 has a modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine.
SCNHRB c. 8 (39088016528358; formerly QC45.R54 NZP / 591.157 .R54 NH) has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934.
SCNHRB c. 8 has the original green publisher's cloth binding with title in gilt on front cover and spine, black polished endpapers.
SCNHRB copy 39088016528531 has bookplate: Smithsonian Libraries Adopt-a-Book program. Adopted by Robin Duska on July 2, 2019.
SCNHRB c. 1 embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [pencilled ms. no.] 172799
SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum Mearns Collection [ms. acc. no.] 283375. There are a few brief handwritten pencil annotations in the text
SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Oct 22 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 137415
SCNHRB c. 5 (39088016528275; formerly 591.R544 Rept) stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 22 1913 [ms. acc. no.] 227238
SCNHRB c. 7 (39088016528697; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Mamm) has stamps on t.p. verso: Smithsonian Library, Sep. 20, 1956; Gerrit S. Miller Jr. Gift
SCNHRB c. 8 (39088016528358; formerly QC45.R54 NZP / 591.157 .R54 NH) has stamp on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934
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SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016528531; formerly 591.15.R544 NH) has bookplate: G. Brown Goode, U.S. National Museum
SCNHRB c. 1 embossed on title page: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [pencilled ms. no.] 172799
SCNHRB c. 1 has inscribed in ink on 2nd front free endpaper: Mr. G. Brown Goode, with the kind regards of Robert Ridgway, January 15 1887. A review of Ridgway's book, cut from the Athenaeum July 23, 1887 ([1] p.) is mounted on the back paste-down endpaper
SCNHRB c. 1 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers
SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016528622) has inscribed in ink on 1st front free endpaper: A. Wetmore
SCNHRB c. 2 in original green publisher's cloth binding, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gray polished endpapers
SCNHRB c. 3 (39088016528333; formerly QC45.R54 Birds) inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: Edgar A. Mearns
SCNHRB c. 3 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine
SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987
SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on title page: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum Mearns Collection [ms. acc. no.] 283375. There are a few brief handwritten pencil annotations in the text
SCNHRB c. 4 (39088016528374; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Birds) stamped on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Libraries Oct 22 1987
SCNHRB c. 4 has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and gray endpapers
SCNHRB c. 4 stamped on title page: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Oct 22 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 137415
SCNHRB c. 5 (39088016528275; formerly 591.R544 Rept) stamped on verso of title page: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 22 1913 [ms. acc. no.] 227238
SCNHRB c. 5 has a brown buckram library binding with white lettered spine
SCNHRB c. 5 has a small leaf ([2] p.) with printed caption title of the Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum laid in, with handwritten notes in pencil and ink giving the equivalent vernacular German measurements for variations of one foot, and the colors for a few species. See library staff for access
SCNHRB c. 6 bound in redish-brown library buckram, title in white on spine
SCNHRB c. 6 (39088016528416; formerly 591.15 .R544 c. 6 Rept) has minor water damage to the title leaf and first 38 pages. A few of the leaves and plates have clumsy repairs made with tape
SCNHRB c. 6 has a few brief handwritten annotations and marks in pencil
SCNHRB c. 7 (39088016528697; formerly QC45.R54 c. 2 Mamm) has stamps on title page verso: Smithsonian Library, Sep. 20, 1956; Gerrit S. Miller Jr. Gift
SCNHRB c. 7 has a modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine
SCNHRB c. 8 (39088016528358; formerly QC45.R54 NZP / 591.157 .R54 NH) has stamp on title page: Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934
SCNHRB c. 8 has the original green publisher's cloth binding with title in gilt on front cover and spine, black polished endpapers.
SCNHRB copy 39088016528531 has bookplate: Smithsonian Libraries Adopt-a-Book program. Adopted by Robin Duska on July 2, 2019
SCNHRB has eight copies
Topic:
Birds--Anatomy  Search this
Birds--Color  Search this
Color in nature  Search this
Color  Search this
Colors  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithology--Terminology  Search this
Watercolor painting--Technique  Search this
Zoological specimens  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .R54 1886
QL767 .R54 1886
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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