3 Volumes of Works by Thomas Bewick [contains: ‘A History of British Birds’ in 2 volumes and ‘A General History of Quadrupeds’ in 1 volume]


A History of British Birds’ contains Vol.I containing the History and Description of Land Birds; Vol.II containing the History and Description of Water Birds; illustrated title pages, wood engravings of the birds throughout both volumes along side numerous other vignettes, ‘A General History of Quadrupeds’ contains an Illustrated title page and black and white wood engravings of mammals throughout

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Author(s) Bewick, Thomas
Illustrator(s) Illustrated by the author
Publisher(s) Printed for T. Bewick, E. Charnley, Longman & Co, Wilson and Sons
Published Date 1821 and 1824
Signature Information N/A
Size quarto, 24 x 15 cm
Book Condition Corners and edges lightly rubbed, slight wear to joints, a few small marks to boards, light foxing within, nice copies, good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Half calf with purple decorative cloth over the covers, 4 raised bands with a gilt title on black labels and blindstamped decoration on the spine, full marbled edges