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Title: A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood by ...
Description: Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick, and Son ..., 1824. 8th Ed. Demy 8vo. 21 x 13cm. x + 526pp. 226 figures, 108 vignettes tail pieces etc., 1 text figure. Light browning, many blanks to front and rear, marbled e.ps., inner gilt dentelles, rebound in modern morocco, blind filleted border to boards, gilt tooled spine with gilt lettered title label. ¶ Thomas Bewick (1753–1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. Roscoe 8ba. 1500 copies. 303 descriptions of quadrupeds, &c. 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; BIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, EVOLUTION

Price: GBP 135.00 = appr. US$ 192.78 Seller: Francis Edwards Booksellers
- Book number: 272327

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