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THE NATURAL HISTORY

OF THE

BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES.

ILLUSTRATED WITH PLATES

ENGRAVED AND COLOURED FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS TAKEN

FROM NATURE.

BY ALEXANDER WILSON.

WITH A SKETCH OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE,

BY GEORGE ORD, F. L. S. &c.

IN THREE VOLS.-VOL. II.

PUBLISHED BY COLLINS & CO, NEW YORK,

AND

HARRISON HALL, PHILADELPHIA.

1828.

Birda

EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the first day of August, in the fifty-third year of the independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1828, HARRISON HALL, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit: American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds of the United States.

Illustrated with plales engraved and coloured from original drawings taken from Nature. By Alexander Wilson. With a sketch of the Author's Life, by George Ord, F. L. S. &c. In three Volumes.-Vol. II.

In conformity to the act of the congress of the United States, entitled “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned."-And also to the act, entitled, “ AD act supplementary to ap act, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching bistorical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvanin.

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