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Booth, Edward Thomas (1842-1890)

  • Booth, Edward Thomas, 1842-1890.
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About this work


Twelve British birds. Drawn from the Collection of Mr. E. T. Booth at Brighton, Sussex. September 1917. The illustrations are in water-colour. On the verso of each drawing, is a short note on the bird illustrated. These notes are quotations from 'Every boy's book of British Natural History', 1907 by William Percivall Westell [1874-1943], or from 'British birds in their haunts', 1909 by Charles Alexander Johns [1811-1874]. Produced in Brighton.



Physical description

1 volume 14 ll. first & last bl.. obl. 4to. 171/2 x 24 cm. Paper covers. Most of the third leaf has been cut away.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

Biographical note

The author made a remarkable collection of the birds of Great Britain which he bequeathed to the town of Brighton.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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