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

A history of British birds. By Thomas Bewick.

Published/Created:
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.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NJ18 B47 A15 B5 1847
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Contributors:
Beilby, Ralph, 1744-1817.
Cotes, Henry.
Hancock, John, 1808-1890.
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  • vol. I. History and description of land birds.--vol. II. History and description of water birds.

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