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.
Condition: Very Good
Edition: Edward Walker