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Syrphidae from Harris' An exposition of English insects

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

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  • Title: Syrphidae from Harris' An exposition of English insects
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Entomology, Insects, Insects -- Pictorial works, Europe
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Tab. X, Muscae. Ord II, Muscae. Ord III
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Hand-colored engravings
  • Imprint: London : Printed for the author and sold by Messrs. Robson and Co. ... and Messrs. Dilly ..., 1776
  • Identifier: b12029312_1
  • Description of Publication: [4], viii, [1], 10-40 p., 13 leaves of plates : ill. (11 col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Invertebrate Zoology
  • Date of Publication: 1776
  • Date: 2011
  • Coverage: England, Great Britain, United Kingdom
  • 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scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest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: F-5
  • Book Title: An exposition of English insects :with curious observations and remarks, wherein each insect is particularly described; its parts and properties considered; the different sexes distinguished, and the natural history faithfully related : the whole illustrated with copper plates / drawn, engraved and coloured, by the author, Moses Harris
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1202931" target="_blank">b12029312</a>
  • Author: Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?
  • Artist: Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?

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