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Bewick, Thomas, 1753–1828
A history of British birds. By Thomas Bewick ...
Newcastle, Printed by Edw. Walker, for T. Bewick; sold by him, Longman and co. London, 1826.
Physical Description:
2 v. ill. 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A12 1822 v. 3-4
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Copyright Status:
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BAC : Vol. I: Roscoe 31a, variant A; vol. II: Roscoe 32a.
Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces.
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.
"Preface to the sixth edition": vol. I, p. [iii]-vi. Roscoe (p. 127, note 1) counts this edition as the eighth.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Beilby, Ralph, 1744-1817.
Cotes, Henry.

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

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