A natural history of birds : illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life / published by the author Eleazar Albin ; and carefully colour'd by his daughter and self, from the originals, drawn from live birds
John Clarke is not included in the imprint of v. 3.
Each volume includes a list of subscribers.
The word "curiously" is omitted from the title in volumes 2 and 3.
Woodcut title vignettes, initials, tail-pieces.
Plates are hand-colored.
"The following observations I received from Dr. Derham"--p. -, 3rd page group of v. 1.
Errata: p. , 3rd paging group of v. 1.
Includes indexes (v. 1 & 2) and "A catalogue of the birds in the third volume".
Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 3
ESTC T64477, T64478, T64475
Wood, C.A. Vertebrate zoology p. 184
Anker, J. Bird books, no. 4
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy (39088015703853, 39088015703895, 39088015703937) with bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Marcia Brady Tucker.
SCNHRB copy with a ms. "Willoughby" or "Willughby" no. by each description of a bird in v. 1.
SCNHRB copy with 10 additional plates v. 1; 1 plate v. 2. (for a total of 317 plates).
SCNHRB copy bound in calf with gilt rolls at edges (rebacked), marbled endpapers, with bookseller's ticket: Dulau & Co., London.