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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood. by  Thomas Bewick - Hardcover - from Francis Edwards Bookshop (SKU: 269621)

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 Son ... 1824. . 8th Ed. Demy 8vo. 21 x 13.25cm. x + 526pp. 226 figures of quadrupeds, 108 vignettes, tail pieces &c., 1 figure in text. Sporadic minor spotting, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, corners rubbed, spine with significant loss to i.e. 3cm to head and tail. Thomas Bewick (1753–1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. Roscoe 8b. 1500 copies. 303 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$1139

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Francis Edwards Bookshop GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
269621
Title
A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures Engraved on Wood.
Author
Bewick, Thomas
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Newcastle upon Tyne Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick and Son ... 1824.
Keywords
NATURAL HISTORY GENERAL NATURAL HISTORY PHOTOGRAPH
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NATURAL HISTORY;

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About Francis Edwards Bookshop

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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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
Marbled boards
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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