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History of British birds. The figures engraved on wood / by Thomas Bewick.

  • Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828
Date
1847
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Newcastle : Printed by J. Blackwell and Co., for R.E. Bewick: sold by him, Longman & Co., London; and all booksellers, 1847.

Physical description

2 volumes : illustrations ; (8vo)

Notes

Letterpress: vol. I by Ralph Beilby, revised by Bewick; vol. II erroneously attributed to Henry Cotes who revised Bewick's text. Cf. Roscoe p. 71-73
Synopsis (vol. I, xxxvi p. at end) and revision of nomenclature by John Hancock. Cf. publisher's advertisement, vol. I p. [xli]
Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces. In this edition are published for the first time vignettes designed for Bewick's History of British Fishes. Cf. publisher's advertisement, vol. I p. [xli]

Contents

vol. I. History and description of land birds.--vol. II. History and description of water birds.

Languages

  • English


Holdings

  • Complete set

Where to find it

  • Vol. 1

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    EPB/B/13618.v1
  • Vol. 2

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    EPB/B/13618.v2

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