Book Description

History of British Birds (Land and Water) 2 volumes: Third Edition of Land Birds and First Edition of Water Birds. Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick ,1804. Numerous wood engraved illustrations and vignettes. Full leather calf with gilt decoration to spine compartments and gilt lacing to board inner edges. Gilt ruling to boards. Raised ribs to spines. marble to pastedowns and marble o page edges. Fine bindings. Minor marks to boards and minor sunning. Handsome and attractive especially with the lovely gilt decorations.
Author Thomas Bewick
Date 1804
Binding Hard
Condition Near Fine

Price: £778.00

Offered by Pete Fry

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