A History of British Birds. 2 Vols. (I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds. By Ralph Bailby. - II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. By Thomas Bewick).

Newcastle, For T. Bewick, Longman and Co., 1826. 8vo. Bound in 2 very fine contemp. full black polished calf. Raised bands, richly gilt backs and covers gilt. Edges of covers gilt. XLIV,382;XXXII,432 pp. Numerous woodcuts in the text, all by Bewick. 2 first leaves in vol. I brownspotted. Scattered brownspots. One leaf (vol. I, pp.57/58) torn in lower part, loosing some words and letters on p.58.

The sixth edition of Bewicks famous work with his excellent woodcuts. - Wood p. 236.

Order-nr.: 35999

DKK 3.000,00