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Author: BEWICK, THOMAS.
Title: A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood.
Description: Newcastle upon Tyne Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick and Longman ..., 1811. 6th Ed. Demy 8vo. 22cm x 13.5cm. x + 525pp. + [i]. 225 figures of quadrupeds, 111 vignettes, 1 figure in text. Upper joint sprung after advert. signayure B detached and several preliminary leaves chipped, some browning, marbled e.ps., contemporary half leather with marbled boards, joints rubbed, gilt lettering to sl marked spine, t.e.g. ¶ Thomas Bewick (1753–1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. Roscoe 6. 1500 copies. 302 descriptions of quadrupeds, including animals from Adive to Zorilla. It is particularly thorough on some of the domestic animals: the first entry describes the horse.
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY; GENERAL NATURAL HISTORY
Price: GBP 75.00 = appr. US$ 107.10 Seller: Francis Edwards Booksellers
- Book number: 269623
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