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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. The Figures engraved on wood ... by  Thomas Bewick - Hardcover - from Francis Edwards Bookshop (SKU: 269624)

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: Engraved by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick ... 1820. . 7th Ed. Demy 8vo. 21cm x 13.5cm. x + 528pp. 226 figures of quadrupeds, 11 vignettes tail pieces etc., 1 text figure. Light browning, marbled e.ps., ex.-libris Julia Trevelyan Oman, later pigskin backed marbled boards, dec gilt and blind edged raised bands with gilt lettering to sl. faded spine, t.e.g. Thomas Bewick (1753–1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. Roscoe 7c. 1000 copies. Dealing with 260 mammals from across the world, including animals from "Adive" to "Zorilla". It is particularly thorough on some of the domestic animals: the first entry describes the horse. US$152

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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: Engraved by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick ... 1820.
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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