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

Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick [&] Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick, 1797, 1804. First edition, two volumes, demy 8vo. 445 wood engraved illustrations, small blind stamps of the University of Bristol to the lower margin of the first two and final leaves in each volume, former owner's small booklabel to paste downs, final blank of "Land Birds" pasted to the previous leaf, obscuring the advertisement for the third edition of "Quadrupeds". Contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked with new endpapers, black labels. Tattersfield 1.14, 1.16. Item #31057

Price: £480.00

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