Select Fables; with cuts, designed and engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and others, previous to the year 1784: together with a Memoir; and a descriptive catalogue of the works of Messrs. Bewick.
Front., vignette title, illus. WITH: A General History of Quadrupeds. 7th edn. Newcastle: printed by Edw. Walker, for T. Bewick... 1820. Vignette title, illus. WITH: A History of British Birds. 2 vols. Newcastle: printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick... 1821. Vignette title, illus. All three titles are nice clean copies. 4 vols., uniformly bound in contemp. half green calf by J. Winstanley, Manchester, faded gilt spine, later red morocco labels; sl. rubbed, corners bumped. An attractive set.
Tattersfield TB 2.576, TB1.8 & TB1.22 noting that this is the first edition of British Birds to include the supplement which appears in two sections, separately paginated at the end of each volume. A fine set of three of Bewick’s most notable works.
Author BEWICK, Thomas & John.
Publisher Newcastle: printed by S. Hodgson, for Emerson Charnley.
Offered by Jarndyce