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Creator:
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.
Title:
History of British birds. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ...
Published/Created:
Newcastle, Printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick; sold by them, and G.G. and J. Robinson, London, 1797 [i.e. 1798]-1804.
Physical Description:
2 v. ill. 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1797b Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1797b
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has two copies; copy 2: 22 cm.
BAC : Advertisement for Bewick's Quadrupeds, 4th ed.: vol. I p. [336] Cf. Roscoe, Appendix 1 no. 5.
BAC : Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces.
BAC : Vol. II has imprint: Newcastle, Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick; sold by him, and Longman and Rees, London, 1804.
BAC : 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.
Vol. I: 2d edition, actually issued in 1798. Cf. Roscoe, p. 56-58.
Vol. I: Roscoe 15e; vol. II: Roscoe 17d, Variant C (copy 2: Variant E).
Contents:
I. Containing the history and description of land birds.--II. Containing the history and description of water birds.
Exhibition History:
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Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
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