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Bewick, Thomas, 1753–1828
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 Rees, London, 1804 [i.e. 1814?, 1804]
Physical Description:
2 v. ill. 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1804
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Vol. I: Roscoe 21, Variant B; vol. II: Roscoe 17b, Variant B.
Vol. I issued between 1814-1816, probably to complement 1804 or 1805 editions of vol. II. Cf. Roscoe p. 91-94.
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.
Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Beilby, Ralph, 1744-1817.
Cotes, Henry.

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

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