The Resource North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States, by John Edwards Holbrook., (electronic resource)

North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States, by John Edwards Holbrook., (electronic resource)

Label
North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States
Title
North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States
Statement of responsibility
by John Edwards Holbrook.
Title variation
  • North American herpetology
  • Description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Lithographer
Subject
Language
eng
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1794-1871
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holbrook, John Edwards
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL651
LC item number
.H72
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1804 or 5-1886
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cichowski, S.
  • Duval, Peter S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
Label
North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States, by John Edwards Holbrook., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition published 1836-1838 in 3 vols
  • "In consequence of the great number of new Reptiles received by the Author ... it became necessary ... to make a new edition ... many of the Plates have been re-engraved and improved."--Publisher's notice, v. I, p. [v]
  • "E.G. Dorsey, printer"--Verso of t.p.'s
  • Plates signed by various artists; printed by P.S. Duval, lith., Phila
  • Plates are hand-colored
  • Errata: last leaf of v. V
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
5 v., [147] leaves of plates
Lccn
06014291
Note
  • Elecresource
  • SCNHRB copy v. IV, lacking pl. no. 26.
  • SCNHRB copy blind-embossed on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 196838.
  • SCNHRB copy v. I bound in old brown library buckram, marbled edges and endpapers, v. II & IV in old quarter sheepskin and marbled boards (in ink on front paste-down: U.S. Nat. Museum), v. III & V in recent brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
ill. (lithographs)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03259212
  • (CaSfIA)northamericanher03ho
Label
North American herpetology, or, A description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States, by John Edwards Holbrook., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • First edition published 1836-1838 in 3 vols
  • "In consequence of the great number of new Reptiles received by the Author ... it became necessary ... to make a new edition ... many of the Plates have been re-engraved and improved."--Publisher's notice, v. I, p. [v]
  • "E.G. Dorsey, printer"--Verso of t.p.'s
  • Plates signed by various artists; printed by P.S. Duval, lith., Phila
  • Plates are hand-colored
  • Errata: last leaf of v. V
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
5 v., [147] leaves of plates
Lccn
06014291
Note
  • Elecresource
  • SCNHRB copy v. IV, lacking pl. no. 26.
  • SCNHRB copy blind-embossed on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 196838.
  • SCNHRB copy v. I bound in old brown library buckram, marbled edges and endpapers, v. II & IV in old quarter sheepskin and marbled boards (in ink on front paste-down: U.S. Nat. Museum), v. III & V in recent brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
ill. (lithographs)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03259212
  • (CaSfIA)northamericanher03ho

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