George Kearsley Shaw

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George Kearsley Shaw (10 December 1751 – 22 July 1813), British zoologist and botanist.

George Kearsley Shaw

IPNI standard form: G.Shaw

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  • Shaw, G.K. & Nodder, F.P. 1789–1813. The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. Nodder & Co., London. 24 vols., unnumbered pages in 287 parts. BHL Reference page


  • Shaw, G.K. 1792. Musei Leveriani explicatio, anglica et latina. Opera et studio. Museum Leverianum, containing select specimens from the Museum of the late Sir Ashton Lever, Kt. with descriptions in latin and english. Jacob Parkinson. London. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.42675 no.1: 1–248, illustrations; no.2: 1–48, illustrations. BHL Reference page


  • Shaw, G., 1802: General Zoology, or Systematic Natural History. Volume 3 (Amphibia), Part 2. Kearsley, London, UK.


  • Shaw, G.K 1803. General zoology or systematic natural history. Volume 4 (Pisces) (pt. 1) i–v + 1–186, Pls. 1–25 BHL; (pt 2), i–xi + 187–632, Pls. 26–92 BHL. Kearsley, London. Reference page


  • Shaw, G.K. 1809. General zoology or systematic natural history. Volume 7 (Birds) (pt. 1) i–xvii + 1–280, Pls. 1–36 BHL; (pt 2), i–xii + 281–504, Pls. 37–71. BHL. Kearsley, London. Reference page


  • Shaw, G.K. 1812. General zoology, or Systematic natural history. With Plates from the first Authorities and most select specimens. London. Vol.8 Aves, pt.1: i–x; 1–358; pl. 1–45 BHL; pt.2: i–vi; 359–557; pl. 46–84 BHL. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.1593 Reference page


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