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Animate Creation: Popular Edition of "Our Living World," a Natural History

by J. G. Wood ; revised and adapted to American zoology by Joseph B. Holder ; fully illustrated with scientific accuracy
Format
Book
Published
New York : Selmar Hess, [c1885].
Language
English
Contents
  • Vol. 1: Order Quadrumana, or the monkey tribe
  • Order Cheiroptera, or wing-handed animals
  • Order Ferae
  • Insectivora, or insect-eaters
  • Order Pinnipedia
  • Order Cetacea
  • Order Rodentia, gnawing animals
  • Order Ungulata, cattle, sheep, etc.
  • Order Edentata, armadillos, ant-eaters, etc.
  • Vol. 2: Order Accipitres, or birds of prey
  • Order Passeres, or perchers
  • Order Scansores, or climbing birds
  • Order Columbae, doves and pigeons
  • Order Gallinae, the poultry
  • Order Struthiones, or running birds
  • Order Grallae, or long-legged birds
  • Order Anseres, the goose, swan, duck, etc.
  • Vol. 3: Class Reptiles
  • Class Pisces, or fishes
  • Class Mollusca, or mollusks
  • Class insecta, or insects
  • Class Crustacea
  • Class Arachnidae
  • Class Myriapoda
  • Class Annulata or Annelida
  • Class Radiata, or Echinodermata
  • Class Acalepha
  • Class Zoophytes, or animal plants
  • Class Rotifera, or wheel animalcules
  • Class Rhizopoda, or root-footed protozoans
  • Class Infusoria, or microscopic animals
  • Class Porifera, or sponges.
Description
60 parts : ill., plates (part col.) ; 33cm.
Notes
  • Published in 60 installments.
  • First edition published under title: The illustrated natural history.
  • Vol. 1 comprises parts 1-21; vol. 2 comprises part 21 (title page and part of introduction)-part 41; vol. 3 comprises part 41 (title page and part of table of contents)-part 60.
  • Includes indexes, and bibliographical references throughout.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Vachel Lindsay Collection. From the library of Vachel Lindsay, with his inscription at "603 S. 5th, Springfield, Ill.," dated May 22, 1889. Gift of C.W. Barrett, 1973-4. A newspaper clipping of the illustration "Mementos in the East Room," and an engraved reproduction of four sketches of the human eye, which were laid in, have been transferred to MSS Divison. "Memorial Exhibition of the work of Mary Rogers (1881-1920)," which was also laid in, has been catalogued separately.
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