A general synopsis of birds.
Printed for Benj. White,
Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby.
Later supplements published with title: Supplement to the General synopsis of birds. London, Printed for Leigh & Sotheby, 1787-1801. 2 v. CVII-CXL plates. 26 cm.
Preface (p. vi, v. 1) signed John Latham.
The plates are by the author.
Illustrated etched t.p.
Issued in three numbered volumes each with separate part title pages but continuous pagination and register. Vol. 1, pt 1 is dated 1781; v. 1, pt. 2 is dated 1782; v. 2, pts. 1 and 2 are dated 1783; v
Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: London: Printed for Leigh & Sotheby. Vol. 2, pt. 1 with imprint: Prnited [sic] for Leigh & Sotheby.
Supplement to the General synopsis of birds was published in 1781 and Supplement II to the General synopsis of birds in 1801 or 1802. A companion to the second supplement 'Supplementum indicis ornitho
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Early works to 1800