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Latham, John, 1740-1837 (ornithologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1740 - 1837

Biography

John Latham (1740-1837), ornithologist

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

Index Ornithologicus, 2nd edition, 1834

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/16
Scope and Contents

John Latham published Index ornithologicus sive systema ornithologiae; complectens avium divisionem in classes, ordines, genera, species, ipsarumque varietates: adjectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus &c. (London, 1790). 3 vols., MS 2nd edition, 1834, marked by Latham 'ready for the Press'. The volumes were acquired by J.E. Gray, and then by Alfred Newton from Quaritch in 1874.

Dates: 1834
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