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Yarrell, William, 1784-1856 (zoologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1784 - 1856

Biography

William Yarrell (1784-1856) (zoologist), was the author of The history of British fishes (1836) and The history of British birds (1843). This was for many years the standard reference work for ornithologists. See Add.9839/6 above for Alfred Newton's revision of Yarrell's 3rd edn, 1856

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 Series

William Yarrell: letters to him, 1833-1854

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/26
Scope and Contents [1] JEAN LOUIS RODOLPHE AGASSIZ (1807-73) (palaeontologist, glaciologist, geologist). Letter (1840) [2] JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1851). Letter (1839) [3] JOHN AUGUSTUS BARRON (1784-1866) (clergyman). Letter (1854) [4-5] EDGINTON, GEORGE WILLIAM EDGINTON (Binfield, Berks, surgeon). Letters (1838-39) [6] GEORGE EDWARDES (Wolverhampton, surgeon). Letter (1838) [7-8] FRANCIS EDWARDS (Brislington, Bristol). Letters (1840) [9] JAMES F. EVANS (Llandaff, clergyman). Letter (1840) [10-12] WILLIAM...
Dates: 1833-1854
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