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A History of British Birds In 2 Volumes. 1: The History and Descriptions of Land Birds; 2: The History and Descriptions of Water Birds. Introduced by Jenny Uglow

By: BEWICK, THOMAS:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Folio Society 2010:

Seller ID: 82515


Size 5.5 x 9 inches. In blue hard card covers with gilt to spine and patterned covers. Blue endpapers. Hard card slip case with woodcut of bird and gilt lettering to front. In Two Volumes. In near fine condition. Handling marks and dent to slipcase, rubbed on edges. Else very clean and tight copies. 382pp & 432pp. With b/w engravings in text. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was an English wood engraver and ornithologist. View more info

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A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. The Second Edition.

By: BEWICK, THOMAS:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, Bewick &c. 1791 2nd:

Seller ID: 79703


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5 inches. Full calf leather binding,maroon leather spine label. Gilt edging to boards, blind embossed decoration to spine. In very good condition. Later leather to spine and corners, professionally rebacked, contemporary endpapers. Original leather boards rubbed with small chips/bumps to edges. Neat inscriptions to edges of title page (faded) “William Alexander, Gt. Yarmouth, 1792,” and “Sarah ... Southeran(?).” Some very minor handling marks to a couple of pages else a very clean, bright and tight copy. Profusely illustrated with B&W wood-eng... View more info