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

Figures of British land birds / engraved on wood by T. Bewick ; to which are added, a few foreign birds, with their vulgar and scientific names. Vol. I.

Additional Title(s):

British land birds

Figures of birds

Published/Created:
Newcastle upon Tyne : Printed by S. Hodgson, for R. Beilby and T. Bewick; sold by them, and by J. Mawman, Poultry, London, 1800.
Physical Description:
[2], 134 leaves : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL690 G7 B47 copy 1
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QL690 G7 B47 copy 2
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QL690.G7 B47 copy 4
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Running title, p. 1-119: British land birds.
Running title, p. 120-133: Foreign land birds.
Engraved vignette on t.p.
English short title catalogue, T145423
Roscoe, S. Thomas Bewick, 16
All plates numbered except last.
BAC : British Art Center copy 1 has the final plate is in the first state (without bars). In copies 2 and 3, the final plate is wanting. Copy 4 has final plate in first state without bars, numbered 134 in ms. Bookplates: Dufferin V. Claneboye. Inscribed: William Pole Thornhill. 22nd Dec. 1871. From Bickens £ 3-10-0. Bound in gilt-stamped morocco, with gilt edges. Copy 4 has bound with it: Instructions for collecting and preserving natural history. London, 1805.
Subject Terms:
Beilby, R. -- Publisher.
Bewick, T. -- Publisher.
Birds -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Claneboye, Dufferin V. -- Bookplate (copy 4)
Hodgson, S. -- Printer.
Ornithology -- Great Britain.
Thornhill, William Pole -- Autograph, 22nd Dec. 1871 (copy 4)
Zoology -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1800.
Contributors:
Hodgson, Solomon, 1760-1800, printer.
Beilby, Ralph, 1743 or 4-1817, publisher.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828, publisher.
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