Title: Common Cactus Finch, Geospiza scandens, from Gould's The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S Beagle
Creator: Chesek, Craig
Subject: Birds, Birds -- Pictorial works, Ornithology, Birds of South America, South America, Art, Illustrations, Rare books, Plants
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Repository: American Museum of Natural History
Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
Original Caption: Cactornis scandens.
Imprint: London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1839-1843
Description of Publication: 5 v. : 166 leaves of plates (82 col., 3 fold.) ; 33 cm.
Department / Discipline: Ornithology
Date of Publication: 1843
Coverage: Galápagos, Insular, Ecuador
Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
Call Number: GG-6
Book Title: The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836 / published with the approval of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury; edited and superintended by Charles Darwin, naturalist to the expedition