History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on wood by... The History and Description of Land Birds. ...Water Birds. T. BEWICK.

History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on wood by... The History and Description of Land Birds. ...Water Birds.

Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hogson, for Beilby & Bewick [&] Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick, 1797 [but 1798], 1804. Two volumes, imperial 8vo, second edition of "Land Birds" and first edition of "Water Birds". 445 wood engraved illustrations. Uncut in 20th century half roan, buckram sides, an excellent set. Roscoe 15a and 17a, variant C. Tattersfield 1.14 and 1.16. The vignette at p285 in volume I has not been censored. Very scarce - there being only 207 imperial 8vo copies printed of "Land Birds" and 232 of "Water Birds" Item #20781

Price: £1,000.00

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