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Roscoe, S.

Published by Oxford University Press, London (1953)

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About this Item: Oxford University Press, London, 1953. cloth, dust jacket. Bewick, Thomas (illustrator). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxx, 198 pages. First edition. Full bibliographical descriptions. Illustrated. Jacket is price clipped. Seller Inventory # 64343

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Thomas Bewick

Published by Cambridge University Press (2013)

ISBN 10: 1108065074 ISBN 13: 9781108065078

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About this Item: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1108065074

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLUMES): Bewick, Thomas

Bewick, Thomas

Published by London Folio Society 2010 (2010)

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About this Item: London Folio Society 2010, 2010. FIRST EDITION THUS 2 Volumes in Slipcase. 8vo. hardbacks bound with blue publisher's leather spines, gilt, and marbled boards in paper-covered slipcase with illustrated paper label and gilt title. 382 and 432pp. Both volumes profusely illustrated with Bewick's famous woodcuts. A clean set with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. A VERY GOOD SET. (Shelf 48) NOTE: Heavy Set: (1.9 kg +) postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge. ** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. Seller Inventory # 46285

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLUMES): Bewick, Thomas &

Bewick, Thomas & Uglow, Jenny

Published by Folio Society (2010)

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About this Item: Folio Society, 2010. Hardback. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Bewick, Thomas (illustrator). First edition.. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition with no wrapper. Two volumes. Vol I containing the history and description of land birds; volume II history and description of water birds. Introduction by Jenny Uglow. Blue leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. Very slight imperfection in the leather spine of volume 1 to rear (barely noticeable). Else a fine set in the publisher's slipcase which is a little marked to bottom edge. [S]. Seller Inventory # 1809501

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Bewick, Thomas

Published by Beilby and Bewick (1797)

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About this Item: Beilby and Bewick, 1797. Hardback. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. xxx, 1-335pp, advert for History of Quadrupeds. illustrated throughout with woodcuts. Modern leather binding with 4 raised bands and title compartment in red leather. Marbled boards. No previous ownership markings , Pages clean with the odd very light foxing spot in the margin and binding sound. Near fine. Seller Inventory # 070954

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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS AND A: Bewick, Thomas

Bewick, Thomas

Published by Printed By FDW Walker for T. Bewick; Longman, Hurst, Ress, Orme and Brown.and Wilson and Sons, London and York (1809)

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About this Item: Printed By FDW Walker for T. Bewick; Longman, Hurst, Ress, Orme and Brown.and Wilson and Sons, London and York, 1809. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. T. Bewick (illustrator). First Edition. Two volume set. Quadrupeds 1811 pp. x; 525 b/w woodcut illustrations throughout. British Birds 1809 Part I pp. xlii; 327 b/w woodcut illustrations throughout. British Birds Part II pp. xviii; 359 b/w woodcut illustrations throughout Calf binding with matching marrbled boards, four raised bands to the spine, black with gilt title label, chipped ;binding very good and strong with a little general wear and some rubbing, marbled paper lightly worn to front board, corners slightly bumped. Contents clean and tight, faint name to the front free endpapers, professional repair to two final pages with Japanese tissue, very little spotting. A very good tight set. Size: 8vo. Book. Seller Inventory # 030064

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BEWICK, Thomas:

Published by Newcastle, Longman and Co, (1832)

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About this Item: Newcastle, Longman and Co, 1832. XXII, 424, XL, 386 S. Condition: Gut. first Edition. Gebundene Ausgabe 639 woodcarving-illustration, first and last pages with little foxing, spine lacerated, cover with sign of use appart from that both books a good condition Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100. Seller Inventory # 404633

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BEWICK, Thomas,

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About this Item: Newcastle, Longman and Co. 1832. 40, 386 S., 15 Bl. weiß und 22, 424 S., 16 Bl. weiß. Mit zusammen 639 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen, davon einige ganzseitig. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung (beschabt, Rücken etwas bestoßen, alter Besitzvermerk auf Spiegeln vorn, gelegentlich gering stockfleckig, vordere Gelenke aufgeplatzt). Siebte Ausgabe dieses Werkes, das einen großen Anteil am wachsenden ornithologische Interesse in Großbritannien hatte. Geschätzt wurde es vor allem wegen der Illustrationen Bewicks, die als seine besten Arbeiten gelten. Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1797 - 1804, die letzte (achte) 1847.- 1. History and description of land birds; 2. History and description of water birds. - Nissen, Vogelbücher 95; vgl. Anker S. 35. Seller Inventory # 627189

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS Volume I: BEWICK Thomas

BEWICK Thomas

Published by Newcastle: Printed by Sol Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick and C.C. & J. Robinson, 1797 [&] 1804 (1804)

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About this Item: Newcastle: Printed by Sol Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick and C.C. & J. Robinson, 1797 [&] 1804, 1804. 1st edn. 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Rebound in later half calf, spines in six compartments with gilt tooled raised bands and gilt lettered labels, with marbled endpapers (a little scuffed at edges - otherwise a VG set). Pp. xxx + 335 [&] xx + 400, illus throughout with Bewick's woodcuts (front and rear prelims spotted; previous owners' engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-downs and inscriptions on front prelims; front inner hinge of vol II loosened). Seller Inventory # 108374

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About this Item: W. Davidson, Alnwick, 1814. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. First edit, thus. SEVEN WORKS BOUND IN ONE. Later full calf. Bound without the original wrappers. The full set of seven volumes of these charming little chapbooks published by Davidson. Hugo, page 111, " I have inserted the publications of Davidson in the present Catalogue from the fact that it is indisputable that many of the engravings which embellish them not only came out of Bewick's workshop, but received at least their final touches from his own hand. Many were, doubtless, not so dignified, but from a large number the honour cannot be withheld". " This set is extremely desirable to the Bewick collector; as Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects fill up a gap in Bewick's works." " Davidson's 'Natural History' was done about 1814." Size: 12mo. Book. Seller Inventory # A13720

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A Supplement to the History of British: Bewick, Thomas

Bewick, Thomas

Published by Edward Walker, Newcastle (1821)

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About this Item: Edward Walker, Newcastle, 1821. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. Thomas Bewick (illustrator). First edition. 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. Seller Inventory # 17531

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History of British Birds. The figures engraved: Bewick, Thomas

Bewick, Thomas

Published by Printed By Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick: Sold By Them, and G. G. And J. Robinson, London., Newcastle (1798)

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About this Item: Printed By Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick: Sold By Them, and G. G. And J. Robinson, London., Newcastle, 1798. Full Leather. Condition: Very Good Condition. First Edition. Vol. 1 - FIRST EDITION - SECOND STATE (1797 but 1798) - History and Description of Land Birds, pp xxx [ii], 335, [1]. / Vol.2 - TRUE FIRST EDITION (1804) - History and description of Water Birds, pp xx, 400. // Binding (full leather) are new and in perfect condition. Inside pages are clean and in good condition. Vol.II: Pages 155 to 158 are soiled, pages 159 to 164 are soiled on top corner. Inscription (dated 1865) on top of p. 21. Some spots on a few pages inside volume II. Photos available upon request. 2kg. Seller Inventory # 006259

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Bewick, Thomas

Published by Printed By Edward Walker for T. Bewick, Newcastle, England

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About this Item: Printed By Edward Walker for T. Bewick, Newcastle, England. Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good Plus. 447 Fine Woodcuts By T. Bewick (illustrator). First Edition. Full polished brown calf bindings with double gilt lines along the edges of all boards, and gilt dentilles on the edges and turnins. Volume one published 1797 a history and description of land birds. Bewick followed this in 1804 with volume two, so stated and also the first edition, a history and description of water birds. The Spine has new title and volume labels, raised bands, and gilt that is somewhat worn on the spine pane. Dates in worn gilt at the bottom of the spines. Inside, clean and tight, very clean with only a few spots. Prior owner of volume one was Eliza Stanhope, signed on the title page. But the volume two signature, also on the top of the title page is M. Latham. Bewick's bird illustrations were regarded as the best, until Audubon's in color more than a century later. Seller Inventory # 009587

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Bewick, Thomas (ill.).

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About this Item: The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. Vol. I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds. Vol. II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. Newcastle: Edward Walker, for T Bewick: sold by him, and Longman and Rees, London, 1804. Second volume in first edition. xxxviii, 346 + xx, 400 pp. Modern halfleather bindings with marbled paper on boards and sparsely decorated spines. Occational brownspotting throughout, mostly in the beginning and end of the first volume. Titlepage of vol. I with name, stain and brownspotting. 22 x 14 cm.[#\69749]. Seller Inventory # 69749

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History of British Birds [with] a General: BEWICK, Thomas.

BEWICK, Thomas.

Published by Newcastle Upon Tyne: Edward Walker for T. Bewick. & 1807 (1804)

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About this Item: Newcastle Upon Tyne: Edward Walker for T. Bewick. & 1807, 1804. Together 3 vols. 8vo. (21. 5 x 13 cm.). Contemporary diced russia with simple gilt decoration, marbled endpapers. Some minor spotting but generally a very well ptresented set. Ex libris adam Wolley with his armorial bookplates First edition of the second volume of the birds (Water Birds, 1804), and of the Quadrupeds (1807). Seller Inventory # 52992

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History of British birds: BEWICK Thomas

BEWICK Thomas

Published by Printed by Edward Walker (1804)

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About this Item: Printed by Edward Walker, 1804. Couverture rigide. - Printed by Edward Walker, Newcastle 1804, in-8 (13x21,5cm), xxx, 335pp. (1) et xx, 400pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale du second volume et seconde édition pour le volume 1 réédité à l'occasion de la parution du second volume. Elle est abondamment illustrée de 208 figures sur bois in-texte pour le premier volume et de 240 pour le second. Manque la page de titre du tome I avec seulement le faux-titre ; la collation est pourtant conforme et il se trouve seulement un faux-titre au premier volume, non dans le second : aussi peut-on se demander s'il s'agit réellement d'un manque dans cette édition ? Dessins et gravures de l'auteur. Reliures en demi veau glacé noisette d'époque à petits coins. Dos à nerfs ornés de filets. Pièces de titre et de tomaison de veau glacé chocolat. Fente au mors supérieur en tête du tome I. Frottements. Bel exemplaire, frais. Tome I : History of land birds. Tome II : History of water birds. Ex libris aux armes du XIXe sur les 2 volumes : E.W. Leyborne Popham. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the second volume and second edition of Volume 1 republished on the occasion of the publication of the second volume. It is abundantly illustrated with 208 woodcuts in-text for the first volume and 240 for the second. Binders half glazed calf contemporary hazelnut in small corners. Back with nerves decorated with nets. Parts of title and volume number of chocolate glazed calf. xxx, 335pp. (1) et xx, 400pp. Seller Inventory # 53956

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A History of British Birds, in Two: Thomas Bewick

Thomas Bewick

Published by Bewick, Newcastle (1805)

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About this Item: Bewick, Newcastle, 1805. Half Calf with Marbled Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Thomas Bewick (illustrator). 1st. 2 vols. set, pub, 1805, recently re-bound in half tan calf with hand marbled boards, 5 raised bands to spine with gilt title on burgundy leather label. Vol. 1. 346pp, Vol. 2 400pp, both vols. illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. Vol. 1, The History & Description of Land Birds, Vol. 2. The History & Description of Water Birds. This set printed on heavy stock paper with wide margins. Spotlessly clean throughout in a lovely new binding. Seller Inventory # 001307

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BEWICK, Thomas

Published by Solomon Hodgson for R.Beilby & T.Bewick [etc.] 1797 (but 1798) -1804., Newcastle (1797)

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About this Item: Solomon Hodgson for R.Beilby & T.Bewick [etc.] 1797 (but 1798) -1804., Newcastle, 1797. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Tall 8vo. Two volume set, bound in quarter vellum and marbled paper over boards; spine labels lettered in gilt. The boards are contemporary; spines and labels newer. Text is in the first state. Thick large paper copies, the edges untrimmed. Illustrated with wood engravings throughout. A very nice set indeed. Seller Inventory # LD15294

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Bewick, Thomas

Published by Longman & Co., Newcastle (1832)

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About this Item: Longman & Co., Newcastle, 1832. First edition. Two volumes, plus one volume. Bound in attractive contemporary full gilt and blindstamped bordered polished calf, two with marbled edges. British Birds with superb Bewick engravings throughout, armorial bookplate, slightly scuffed, very good. Quadruped, 8th edition, Newcastle, 1824, rebacked; Bewick cuts throughout. The two books (3 vol) similarly but not identically bound. A nice set. Seller Inventory # 2835

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Bewick, Thomas

Published by Printed by Sol. Hodgson, Newcastle (1797)

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About this Item: Printed by Sol. Hodgson, Newcastle, 1797. Hardcover. First Edition. First issue. In two volumes. xxx, [2], 335pp + advertisement; xx, 400pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines lettered and decorated in gold, marbled endpapers, edges uncut. Wood engravings by the author. With the bookplates of Robert M. Mann on the front pastedown endpapers. Front boards detached, name on titles, annotations in pencil on the flyleaf of volume I, sporadic foxing. ; Octavo. Seller Inventory # 539

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BEWICK, Thomas.

Published by printed by Edward Walker for T. Bewick and Longman & Rees, Newcastle (1804)

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About this Item: printed by Edward Walker for T. Bewick and Longman & Rees, Newcastle, 1804. 2 volumes, first edition of volume II, second edition of volume I (the first of volume I first appeared in 1797). Wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. 8vo., contemporary full calf elaborately decorated in gilt, expertly rebacked with original slightly chipped spines laid down, marbled endpapers. A handsome set. Volume I is the History and Description of Land Birds and II is on Water Birds. Seller Inventory # 6483

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Bewick, Thomas

Published by Sol, Hodgson, For Beilby & Bewick, Newcastle (1805)

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About this Item: Sol, Hodgson, For Beilby & Bewick, Newcastle, 1805. Leather Bound. Bewick, Thomas (illustrator). First & Second editions. 335, 400 pages. 24 x 14.5 cm. Voluminously illustrated with wood-engravings. The first volume of this work was published in 1797 for which Beilby furnished the written descriptions with Bewick providing the text of the second volume. This copy, possibly a trimmed thick royal editions, variant A vignette on page 22 and uninked vignette on p. 285. First edition of Vol. I, second edition, Vol. II. Gordon N. Ray [ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND, ETC.] "Bewick's use of end-grained blocks was widely imitated both in England and the Continent. Among his apprentices were some of the most distinguished engravers of the first half of the 19th century. When later artists like Gordon Craig and William Nicholson revived the tradition of creative work on wood, they turned to Bewick's example in freeing themselves from the trammels of reproductive engraving." BRUNET, Vol.I, p.839. Interior contents fresh and clean. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, triple gilt border fillets house an inner rectangle of fillets with gilt arabesques at the corners, light joint and extremity rubbing. Full dark green morocco. Aeg. Very good. 2 vols. Seller Inventory # 20765

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BEWICK, Thomas [and BEILBY, Ralph]

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About this Item: BEWICK, Thomas [and BEILBY, Ralph]. History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. [Vol. One]: Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick, 1797; [Vol. Two]: Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick, 1804. 2nd ed. Land Birds and 1st ed. Water Birds. 2 Vols. xxx,355,[1, advert.]; xx,400pp. Title vignettes, 445 wood engravings. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in gilt-decorated green morocco, raised spine bands, compartments elaborate gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt chamfered edges, elaborate inner gilt dentelles, A.e.g. Inner hinges reinforced, else very good or better. The first field book of British birds. While Bewick was carving the wood engravings for the second volume, Beilby was writing the text for the volume on water birds. Bewick provides an accurate illustration of each species, from life if possible, or from skins. The bird is described, with its distribution and behavior, often with extensive quotations from printed sources or correspondents. This copy includes both suppressed plates in Vol. One. Seller Inventory # 74244

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History of British Birds. The Figures engraved: BEWICK, THOMAS (

About this Item: Newcastle, Sol. Hodgson (and Walker), 1797-1805 a. 1821 (Supplements). Large 8vo. Bound in 3 uniform contemp. full brown calf. Raised bands, gilt and blindtooled spines, titlelabels with gilt lettering. Blindtooled and gilt borders on covers. Marbled edges. (The supplements, published 1821 bound to match). XXX,(2),335,(1);XX,400 pp. and with 233 woodcuts of birds in the text, and around 170 vignettes in woodcut showing scenes of British rural life. + Supplement: 50,(2);49,(1),(2) pp. and with 43 woodcuts of birds and many vignettes. A near perfect set, no wear to bindings and internally absolutely clean and fine. Fine paper (Royal). Bookseller's label J. Ellis. Manchester. A small stamp on front free endpaper W. Parker (the bookbinder ?). Rare first edition of volume one, (second ed. of vol. two), second issue, as seen from the presence of the words "Wycliffe, 1791" in the block of the figure of the Sea-Eagle in vol. 1, p.11 and a misprint on p. 145 (Sahæniclus for Schæniclus). With the vignette (vol. 1, p. 285) uncensored. The text of vol. I was written by Beilby; vol. II is wholly the work of Bewick. The woodcuts are all the work of Bewick. The 233 cuts listed as ornithological, include the specific bird portraits and representation of feathers and heads. It is for the woodcuts that the work is mostly valued; the text is largly a compilation of the works of Pennant, Albin, Belon, Willughby and Ray. - Zimmer p. 57-58. - Wood p. 236. Seller Inventory # 54268

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