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The Resource A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists., by Robert Ridgway, curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists., by Robert Ridgway, curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations

Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists.
Title
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists.
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Ridgway, curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Title variation
Nomenclature of colors
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
KSU
Dewey number
598.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC494.3
LC item number
.R54 1886
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
334
NAL item number
R43N
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists., by Robert Ridgway, curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Most plates with description on facing versos of guardsheets
  • Color charts executed in stencilled watercolor, using pigments specified in the descriptions. Cf. Ridgway's succeeding work, Color standards and nomenclature (1912), p. 13: "[O]wing the method of reproducing the originals (hand stenciling)--there is considerable variation in different copies of the book, one or more reprints, necessitating new mixtures of pigments, adding to this lack of uniformity."
  • Signatures: [1]8 2-88 [9]1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [57]-58)
Contents
pt. 1. Nomenclature of colors (Preface. Principles of color and general remarks. Colors required by the zoölogical or botanical artist. Comparative vocabulary of colors. Bibliography) -- pt. 2. Ornithologists' compendium (Glossary of technical terms used in descriptive ornithology. Table for converting millimetres into English inches and decimals. Table for converting English inches and decimals into millimetres)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
129, [1] p., XVII leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown over boards, stamped in gilt. Gray coated endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00768502
  • ucoclc768502
Label
A nomenclature of colors for naturalists, and compendium of useful knowledge for ornithologists., by Robert Ridgway, curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum ; with ten colored plates and seven plates of outline illustrations
Publication
Note
  • Most plates with description on facing versos of guardsheets
  • Color charts executed in stencilled watercolor, using pigments specified in the descriptions. Cf. Ridgway's succeeding work, Color standards and nomenclature (1912), p. 13: "[O]wing the method of reproducing the originals (hand stenciling)--there is considerable variation in different copies of the book, one or more reprints, necessitating new mixtures of pigments, adding to this lack of uniformity."
  • Signatures: [1]8 2-88 [9]1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [57]-58)
Contents
pt. 1. Nomenclature of colors (Preface. Principles of color and general remarks. Colors required by the zoölogical or botanical artist. Comparative vocabulary of colors. Bibliography) -- pt. 2. Ornithologists' compendium (Glossary of technical terms used in descriptive ornithology. Table for converting millimetres into English inches and decimals. Table for converting English inches and decimals into millimetres)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
129, [1] p., XVII leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown over boards, stamped in gilt. Gray coated endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00768502
  • ucoclc768502

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