BEWICK, (T.) THOMAS. - WITH THE TWO SUPPLEMENTS.

A History of British Birds. 2 Vols. (I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds: And a Supplement, with additional Figures - II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds; And a Supplement, with additional Figures.).

Newcastle, Edward Walker for T. Bewick, 1821. 8vo. 2 fine contemp. full calf. Rebacked to style with richly gilt spine, title-and tomelabels in leather with gilt lettering. Spines divided in 6 compartments. Covers with broad gilt rectangular borders. Light bumping to corners. Minor scratches to covers. XL,(43)-330,46,(2);XXII,(19-)360,43,(1) pp. (Complete in spite of the odd numbering). With all 4 titlepages (separate titles to the Supplements). Very clean throughout, only a few leaves with small faint brownspots.


The fifth edition of this ornithological classic, but the first containing both "Supplements".

Zimmer p. 58 - Wood p. 237.

Order-nr.: 48418


DKK 5.000,00