Catalogue North American mammals with drawings and proof of plates / [S.F.] Baird. [1856?]


Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887. Catalogue North American mammals with drawings and proof of plates / [S.F.] Baird.

Catalogue North American mammals with drawings and proof of plates / [S.F.] Baird. [1856?]

Collection of engraved plates and the hand-drawn and hand-colored original illustrations prepared for Baird's publication, Mammals of North America (Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1857-1859), together with the "Explanation of the plates" and "Systematic list of illustrations" excerpted from the printed text (p. [737]-757). Some of the engraved plates were also published as part of the official Pacific Coast railroad survey reports for California, Oregon, and for the 32nd, 35th, 41st, and 47th parallels, as indicated by the captions on the plates.

1 v. (p. [737]-757, LX, [100] leaves of plates) : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.

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