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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood. by  Thomas Bewick - Hardcover - from Francis Edwards Bookshop (SKU: 269623)

A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood.

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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood.

by Bewick, Thomas

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Newcastle upon Tyne Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick and Longman ... 1811. . 6th Ed. Demy 8vo. 22cm x 13.5cm. x + 525pp. + [i]. 225 figures of quadrupeds, 111 vignettes, 1 figure in text. Upper joint sprung after advert. signayure B detached and several preliminary leaves chipped, some browning, marbled e.ps., contemporary half leather with marbled boards, joints rubbed, gilt lettering to sl marked spine, t.e.g. Thomas Bewick (1753–1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. Roscoe 6. 1500 copies. 302 descriptions of quadrupeds, including animals from "Adive" to "Zorilla". It is particularly thorough on some of the domestic animals: the first entry describes the horse. US$114

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Francis Edwards Bookshop GB (GB)
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269623
Title
A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood.
Author
Bewick, Thomas
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
Newcastle upon Tyne Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick and Longman ... 1811.
Keywords
NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL NATURAL HISTORY PHOTOGRAPH
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Hay Cinema Bookshop Ltd. is one of the largest bookshops in Hay on Wye, the world-famous "Town of Books." Situated in the town's old cinema, we buy and sell books on all subjects, with a large antiquarian department, Francis Edwards Ltd., on the first floor.

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