History of British Birds 2 Volumes
Bewick, Longman and Rees, Newcastle, 1804. Hardcover, Illustrated by: T Bewick. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Vol I: xxxviii, 346 pp, containing history and description of Land Birds. Vol II: xx, 400 pp, containing history and description of Water Birds. Ex college library copies in brown leather library bindings with book plates on front paste downs. Cloth worn and rubbed at corners and spine, more so to Volume I. Inner hinges starting to crack but boards still very secure. Wood engravings by Author throughout both volumes and all edges gilt. Contents of volume I are lightly foxed and paper is a little wavy. Volume II also has some sporadic light foxing and block is flat. Preface of volume I dated 1797 and publishing date is 1804. Preface of volume II dated same year as published date. Illustrator: T Bewick. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 17376.
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Keywords: BZDB37 Animals & Birds; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Antiquarian & Rare