The Resource History of British birds, the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ..

History of British birds, the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ..

Label
History of British birds
Title
History of British birds
Statement of responsibility
the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ..
Title variation
  • Bewick's Birds
  • Bewick's History of birds
  • British birds
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • p. 57-58
  • 14a-d (p. 46-52)
Citation source
  • Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.
  • Roscoe, S. Thomas Bewick
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1753-1828
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bewick, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL690.G7
LC item number
B5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1743 or 1744-1817
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beilby, Ralph
  • Edwards, Joseph Berry
  • Cross, John Edward
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Birds
Label
History of British birds, the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyofbritish11797bewi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Text of v. 1 by R. Beilby, amended by T. Bewick; v. 2 by T. Bewick
  • Vol. 2 has imprint: Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick; sold by him, and Longman and Rees, London, 1804
  • Vignettes on t.p.'s; head- and tail-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisement on final p. of v. 1
  • Printed on wove paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
I. Containing the history and description of land birds.--II. Containing the history and description of water birds
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has 2 copies, both first issues according to Zimmer.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (v.1, 39088007521941; v.2, 39088007567522) is a demy paper copy according to Roscoe (14d), with price on t.p. of v. 1: Price 10s. 6d. in boards. The vignette on p. 22 of v. 1 is variant b (Roscoe p. 48), with the ewer positioned vertically.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has armorial bookplate of Joseph Berry Edwards, with some ms. annotations in an unknown hand throughout.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has an old tree calf binding with gilt-tooled spine; binder's title reads: Bewick's birds.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (v.1, 39088010230753; v.2, 39088010230894) is a thin royal paper copy according to Roscoe (14c), with price on t.p. of v. 1: 13s. in boards. The vignette on p. 22 of v. 1 is variant a (Roscoe p. 48), with the ewer positioned horizontally.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 is bound with: Bewick, T. A supplement to the History of British birds. Pt. I-II. Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker for T. Bewick; sold by him, and E. Charnley, Newcastle, and Longman and Co., London, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication. Supplement pt. 1 is bound in at the end of v. 1; supplement pt. 2 is bound in at the end of v. 2. The title pages for both supplements are bound in together at the beginning of supplement pt. 1 in v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has armorial bookplate: Ex libris Johannis Edwardi Cross.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has later red half-leather binding with marbled paper boards; marbled endpapers and edges; re-backed. Binder's title reads: Bewick's History of birds.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
History of British birds, the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyofbritish11797bewi
Publication
Note
  • Text of v. 1 by R. Beilby, amended by T. Bewick; v. 2 by T. Bewick
  • Vol. 2 has imprint: Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick; sold by him, and Longman and Rees, London, 1804
  • Vignettes on t.p.'s; head- and tail-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisement on final p. of v. 1
  • Printed on wove paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
I. Containing the history and description of land birds.--II. Containing the history and description of water birds
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has 2 copies, both first issues according to Zimmer.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (v.1, 39088007521941; v.2, 39088007567522) is a demy paper copy according to Roscoe (14d), with price on t.p. of v. 1: Price 10s. 6d. in boards. The vignette on p. 22 of v. 1 is variant b (Roscoe p. 48), with the ewer positioned vertically.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has armorial bookplate of Joseph Berry Edwards, with some ms. annotations in an unknown hand throughout.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has an old tree calf binding with gilt-tooled spine; binder's title reads: Bewick's birds.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (v.1, 39088010230753; v.2, 39088010230894) is a thin royal paper copy according to Roscoe (14c), with price on t.p. of v. 1: 13s. in boards. The vignette on p. 22 of v. 1 is variant a (Roscoe p. 48), with the ewer positioned horizontally.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 is bound with: Bewick, T. A supplement to the History of British birds. Pt. I-II. Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker for T. Bewick; sold by him, and E. Charnley, Newcastle, and Longman and Co., London, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication. Supplement pt. 1 is bound in at the end of v. 1; supplement pt. 2 is bound in at the end of v. 2. The title pages for both supplements are bound in together at the beginning of supplement pt. 1 in v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has armorial bookplate: Ex libris Johannis Edwardi Cross.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has later red half-leather binding with marbled paper boards; marbled endpapers and edges; re-backed. Binder's title reads: Bewick's History of birds.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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