BEWICK, Thomas.

A HISTORY OF BRITSH BIRDS. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Vol. I. containing the History and Description of Land Birds. Volume II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. [Second editions]. 1805.
Author BEWICK, Thomas.
Title A HISTORY OF BRITSH BIRDS. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Vol. I. containing the History and Description of Land Birds. Volume II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. [Second editions].
Published Newcastle. Edward Walker for T. Bewick. 1805.
Stock Code 12636
Description Vol I: xxxviii, 346 pages. Volume II: xxii 400 pages. Together with, A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The figures engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick. The fifth edition. Edward Walker for T. Bewick. 1807. X, 525, [1 ad'] pages. The three volumes bound in identical full tree calf gilt, with twin black and green gilt labels; the lower labels having the volume numbers I – III. Octavos. Bindings: 24.8 x 16.2 cm. Some light foxing to a few of the signatures in the 'Water Birds'; some expert restoration the bindings; some light browning to endpapers; bookplates of Martin Dunn Newcastle on Tyne, and Vittorio Ariloli to front pastedowns. An excellent and handsome set of Thomas Bewick's major works.
£950.00