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John Latham, Surgeon, Ornithologist and Antiquary

by Mary Thornton Howard

John Latham, Surgeon, Ornithologist and Antiquary
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This book gives a short account of an unusually long and productive life. John Latham (1740-1837) combined a flourishing medical practice with an international reputation as an ornithologist. He found time to publish a compendium describing all the birds known at that time throughout the world, many of them identified by himself.

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