A History of British Birds Vol. I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds

Newcastle/London: R.E. Bewick and Longman & Co., 1847. Later printing. 8vo; pp. xxxix, xxxvi, 374, [1]; illustrated from wood engravings by Bewick. Newspaper clipping to front endpaper; light wear to extremities; contents clean and tight; a good copy or better in original gilt-stamped green cloth. Originally published in 1797. This edition, Volume One only, "...contains about 20 additional vignettes, not before published, which were designed and engraved by Bewick, being part of a series intended by him as embellishments for a History of British Fishes, on which he was engaged at the time of his death." Item #005756

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