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A guide to the Gould collection of humming-birds.

British Museum (Natural History)

A guide to the Gould collection of humming-birds.

by British Museum (Natural History)

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gould, John, -- 1804-1881 -- Natural history collections -- Catalogs,
  • Hummingbirds -- Catalogs and collctions -- England -- London

  • Edition Notes

    Signed: Albert Günther.

    GenreCatalogs, Catalogs and collctions
    ContributionsGould, John, 1804-1881, Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1830-1914.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696 C9 B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18468085M

    “All ornithologists are not artists. Many artists are not successful businessmen. In the field of natural history the accomplishments of this man in his 76 years of life from to are truly monumental. No other ornithologist has ever exceeded (or will ever exceed) the number of Gould’s bird discoveries and the magnitude and splendour of his folio publications” (Gordon Sauer, John. A guide to the Gould collection of humming-birds British Museum (Natural Histor Read. Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. , Accessible book, Natural history, Early works to

      We are very lucky to have in the Cardiff Rare Books Collection complete sets of some of John Gould’s greatest works, including The Birds of Europe, The Birds of Great Britain, and Gould’s masterpiece, A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-birds. Hummingbirds were Gould’s great obsession and he accumulated a collection of. * Gould (J. & E.). A collection of 14 lithographs, originally published in 'The Birds of Europe', [ - 35], lithographs with contemporary hand colouring, each with page of descriptive text, each approx. x mm (Qty: 14) NOTES.

    6 Full Color Prints Humming Birds by John Gould This auction is for a set of 6 prints by artist John Gould. They come in the original paper cover. The cover has some flaws but, is still in descent condition. I only saw one flaw at the top of the first print pictured. This could easily be trimmed. I have pictured each print, front and back. John Gould FRS (/ ɡ uː l d /; 14 September – 3 February ) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. He published a number of monographs on birds, illustrated by plates that he produced with the assistance of his wife, Elizabeth Gould, and several other artists including Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Matthew Hart.


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British Museum (Natural History) British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology. [Birds]. All of John Gould's hummingbirds in one volume, originally published between and including the Supplementary volume completed after Gould's death in An invaluable reference.

full-page color plates plus 74 pages of notes. For all the bird lovers, the definitive collection of hummingbird illustrations by 19th-century naturalist painter John Gould, the "British Audubon".

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A Guide to the Gould Collection of Humming-Birds por British Museum (Natural History) Dept,disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis. Gould, famed for his exuberant yet precise bird illustrations, had begun studying hummingbirds some 40 years earlier, publishing his important Monograph of the Trochilidae between and He displayed his extensive mounted collection of hummingbirds at the Zoological Gardens in Regent’s Park in on the occasion of the Great Exhibition.

There is, as yet uncataloged, a total collection of over unique items: sheets of rough sketches, finished water-colors, lithographic tracings, black and white lithographs, and in addition eleven original lithographic stones.

This part of the Gould collection is the most unusual and valuable because, of course, it is all unique material. The book falls far short of expectations given its title and the reputation of the senior authors (MF and SW). Firstly, it is NOT a "life-size guide to every species", as photographs are missing for 76 species including many commoner hummingbirds/5().

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We have dozens of Magazines and Books on DVDs and CDs covering many areas and topics. Please Check our Ebay Store for what's available. Ornithology Reference Library Books on DVD Ornithology: Land birds. Review by C.J. Bunce. Family of Humming-birds, completed in six volumes inwas the culmination of a fifty-year career of John Gould, one of the earliest and most renowned ornithologists.

A publication of hand-colored illustrations representing all the known species of hummingbirds of the day, it was considered the definitive scientific reference of the era on the subject. For all the bird lovers, the definitive collection of hummingbird illustrations by 19th-century naturalist painter John Gould, the "British Audubon".

This sublime collection of superbly detailed hand-colored lithographs of hummingbirds, created by John Gould, the “British Audubon,” in the mids, represents all the known species at Brand: Rizzoli. As far as it goes, this is a delightful little book but its title is a bit misleading. To me, 'a life-size guide to every species' means a life-size guide to EVERY species, not most species.

At the back are 76 species with no photo, a fairly large percentage of hummingbirds/5(). - Explore julesmadarahort's board "Beautiful Gould's Jewelfront Hummingbird Photography" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Hummingbird, Pet birds and Birds pins. There are more than different hummingbird species in the world, though the exact number of species is often debated based on subspecies and accepted divisions between closely related birds.

To make it even more confusing, many birds often have different common names in their local regions, particularly for wide-ranging species.Gould published A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Humming Birdswith plates ().

Gould set out to create the most comprehensive record of native birds in The Birds of Great Britain (). In preparation for the volume, Gould took an ornithological tour of Scandinavia in where he made rough sketches from nature and specimens.

You will find that the plates included herein are attributed to both Gould and Richter. The sources for this edition are form the volumes of A monograph of the Trochilidæ, or family of humming-birds (volumes ) and a supplement that was completed after Gould’s death by R.

Bowdler : Melanie Widmann.