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Author: Bewick, Thomas
Title: A History of British Birds
Place Published: Newcastle
Publisher:R.E. Bewick
Date Published: 1832
Description:


2 volumes. Woodcut illustrations by Thomas Bewick throughout. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5¼") period half calf and marbled boards, spines stamped in blind, ruled in gilt, morocco labels, all edges marbled. Later printing.



Volume 1: The History and Decsription of Land Birds. Volume 2: The History and Description of Water Birds. Early ownership signature of Evelyn Fosc in each volumes.

Condition

Bindings rubbed; foxing; very good.

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Bewick's British Birds

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 22, 2016
San Francisco, CA, USA