A history of British birds. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick.
- Newcastle, Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick; sold by him, and Longman and Co. London, 1809.
- Physical Description:
- xlii, -327, , xviii, -360 p. ill. 22 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNJ18 B47 A15 B5 1809 Copy 1View by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BAC : Roscoe 20.
BAC : Imperfect (copy 2): title leaves mounted; part I: top margin of p. [iii]-iv extended.
BAC : British Art Center has two copies: copy 2 bound in 2 v.
Letterpress: part I by Ralph Beilby, revised by Bewick; part II erroneously attributed to Henry Cotes who revised Bewick's text. Cf. Roscoe p. 71-73.
Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces.
- Subject Terms:
- Birds -- Great Britain.
- Part I. History and description of land birds.--Part II. History and description of water birds.
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