A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II). Thomas Bewick.
A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II)
A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II)
A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II)

A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II)

Newcastle: Edward Walker, 1821. Thomas Bewick. First edition. Hardcover. Part I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds. 8vo. (2),46,(2)pp. Bound with Part II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. (2),44,(2) pp. Contemporary quarter vellum spine, paper over boards, printed paper label on upper board. Pages uncut. Ownership inscription on title dated 1841 beneath an older inscription. Occasional light foxing, a few pages with a light marginal stain,. boards and label worn and soiled else a very good copy. Part I treats of the history and description of 22 land species, and Part II. of 24 water species. Illustrated throughout with Bewick's woodcuts. Very good. Item #17531

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