An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

HOLBROOK, John Edwards

3 entries
  • 326.1

North American herpetology; or, a description of the reptiles inhabiting the United States. 4 vols.

Philadelphia: J. Dobson, 18361840.

The greatest American book on herpetology, and one of the finest American color plate books on natural history. The fourth volume is particularly rare. Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.  In 1842 Holbrook issued an expanded second edition in 5 vols.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , ZOOLOGY › Herpetology, ZOOLOGY › Illustration
  • 10336

Southern ichthyology; or a description of the fishes inhabiting the waters of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Pt. 2, 1847, Pt. 3, 1848.

New York: Wiley & Putnam, 18471847.

Holbrook never published part one of this work.



Subjects: NATURAL HISTORY, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Florida, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Georgia, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › South Carolina, ZOOLOGY › Ichthyology
  • 10337

Ichthyology of South Carolina. Vol. 1 (All Published).

Charleston, SC: Published by Russell and Jones, 1860.

Digital facsimile from BnF Gallica at this link.



Subjects: NATURAL HISTORY, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › South Carolina, ZOOLOGY › Ichthyology