William Swainson: Drawings of birds
Scope and Contents
Two boxes containg four volumes of sketches, plates and other illustrations from Swainsons various ornithological projects, including his Illustrated Birds of Brazil.
In many cases the scientific names presented are no longer in use, where possible the name of the species and it's current scientific name have been presented, but in most cases the original nonclemature is left to stand alone.
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4 volume(s) (4 volumes paper) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from Department of Zoology, 1989
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