Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library



Book

Alexander Wilson : the Scot who founded American ornithology / Edward H. Burtt, Jr., William E. Davis, Jr.

  • ISBN: 9780674072558
  • ISBN: 0674072553
  • Description: x, 444 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 598.092/Burtt (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult New Biography NEW BIO WILSON, ALEXANDER 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Biography B/ WILSON,A./B (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-432) and index.
Contents Note: Themes in Wilson's life and writings -- A varied life -- Illustrating American ornithology -- Pioneer ornithologist -- Wilson's legacy -- Appendix A. On the shoulders of giants : Wilson's predecessors -- Appendix B. Wilson's contemporaries and correspondents.
Subject: Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813.
Ornithologists > United States > Biography.
Ornithology > United States > History.
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813. American ornithology > Illustrations.
Birds > United States > Pictorial works.
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813.