A History of British Birds. The figures engraved on wood by... the History and Description of Land Birds. ...Water Birds

Price: 275.00 GBP

Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick, 1809. Third demy 8vo edition, two volumes bound in one, as issued, 327, (1), 360 pp. 454 wood engraved illustrations, some occasional light foxing. Contemporary diced calf, rebacked retaining the original gilt decorated backstrip. Tattersfield 1.18. Bewick commented of this edition "the prints... look better than any that were done before - but this would not have been the case, if I had not overlook'd the printing of the Book & insisted upon the pressman's doing as I wish"


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