A history of British birds. By Thomas Bewick.
- Newcastle, Printed by J. Blackwell and Co., for R.E. Bewick: sold by him, Longman & Co., London; and all booksellers, 1847.
- Physical Description:
- 2 v. ill. 23 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNJ18 B47 A15 B5 1847Accessible 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:
- Public Domain
- BAC : Hugo (107).
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.
Synopsis (vol. I, xxxvi p. at end) and revision of nomenclature by John Hancock. Cf. publisher's advertisement, vol. I p. [xli].
Title vignettes; head- and tail-pieces. In this edition are published for the first time vignettes designed for Bewick's History of British Fishes. Cf. publisher's advertisement, vol. I p. [xli].
- Subject Terms:
- Birds -- Great Britain.
- vol. I. History and description of land birds.--vol. II. History and description of water birds.
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.