A list of fauna in the region of Peoria, Ill. compiled by Frederic Brendel, possibly for Frederick Gerhard's 1857 publication entitled 'Illinois as it is.'
Caption title. -- Author's name from note by former owner (bound opposite leaf in portfolio).
Binding: Mounted in a blue pasteboard portfolio.
Origin: Location based on content of text.
Provenance: Gift of Virginia H. Chase, 20 October 1958. -- Formerly owned by the author's granddaughter.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 219.
Verso of leaf unexamined.
Edge of text slightly frayed on one side with 2 small lacunae in the center above the heading for 'Natatores'.