A History of British Birds.

Newcastle: Charles Henry Cook, 1832. hardcover. 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 (+). 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.

Price: $750.00

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