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Creator:
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.
Title(s):

British land birds. Engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick.

Published/Created:
Newcastle, Printed by Edw. Walker, 1825.
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. plates. 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1825+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1825+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Vol. [1] Roscoe 43; vol. [2] Roscoe 44.
BAC : British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 includes an extra impression of the Parrot Cross Bill in vol. [1].
Vol. [2] has title: British water birds. Engraved on wood, by Thomas Bewick.
Each vol. consists of title leaf and 157 plates.
One hundred sets of the figures in the 1826 editions of "Land birds" and "Water birds" were issued together, at one price for the pair; "it is likely that the original issues would have been contained in paper wrappers only", with the post-1825 cuts "supplied to purchasers of the volumes from time to time"--Roscoe p. 140, 145.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Contributors:
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828. British water birds.
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