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Newcastle: 1811. 225 copper engraved figures of quadrupeds, 111 vignettes. Small 8vo. x, 525, 1 pages. Early rebinding in 3/4 brown morocco, all edges gilt. Newcastle: Edward Walker, 1811. Sixth Edition. Binding is well worn with joints and hinges reinforced, corner removed from fly leaf. Overall still about very good. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. 302 descriptions of quadrupeds, including animals from Adive to Zorilla. It is particularly thorough on some of the domestic animals...
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1924. Introduction by Selwyn Image. Illustrated wi 61 b/w images. 274 pages. 8vo, original tan cloth, corners gently worn & bumped with small repairs at spine ends; top edge red with a few dampstained spots. London: The Bodley Head, (1924). Overall a very good copy.
Chicago: Cherryburn Press, 1943. Containing 24 loose impressions with individually titled mats, printed directly from the original wood blacks engraved by Thomas Bewick. The first vignette is neatly signed in pencil by R. Hunter Middleton who published the book. 12mo, portfolio, cloth backed patterned boards, black leather spine label, black slipcase. Chicago: Cherryburn Press, 1943. Near Fine. Previous owners ex-libris.
Newcastle: Charles Henry Cook, 1832. 2 volumes. Illustrated with hundreds of in-text engravings. xl, 386; xxii, 424pp. Bound in full contemporary brown calf with red and black spine labels (leather rubbed but sound and attractive; light scattered foxing). Newcastle: Printed by Charles Henry Cook, for R.E. Bewick, 1832. Very good (+). Volume 1 - Land Birds. Volume 2 - Water Birds. Bewick's unsurpassed wood-engravings are considered to have been the high-water mark of his artistic career. DNB.
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1886. 53 plates and numerous text engravings, + two portraits of Bewick. Large thick 4to, pebbled black morocco with gilt dentelles & stamping; beveled edges; armorial bookplate. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1886. Limited Edition. Some light scuffing and wear at extremities, still a near fine copy. Large Paper Edition, limited to 250 copies. Laid in is a prospectus for the book, stating that each copy will be carefully printed by hand on paper especially made for this work.....