Bewick [but ], About this Item: Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Two volumes, imperial 8vo, second edition of "Land Birds" and first edition of "Water Birds". Uncut in 20th century half roan, buckram sides, an excellent set. Roscoe 15a and 17a, variant C. The vignette at p in volume I has not been censored. Very scarce - there being only imperial 8vo copies printed of "Land Birds" and of "Water Birds".
Full Calf. Thomas Bewick illustrator. Land Birds and Water Birds, two parts in one as intended. Part 1, xlii, Part 2, xviii, , , Contemporary calf covered boards rather worn particularly at extremities, recent calf spine retaining older label, recent end papers. Sporadic foxing throughout.
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Pagination is erratic in Part 2, it appears that leaves from another edition may have been used for pp , the text and illustrations are however complete, in fact four words from page are repeated at the top of page Published by Newcastle. About this Item: Newcastle. Presume 1st Edition Recent quality full tan hide covers, vertical spine title gilt, with 5 raised bands, edged either side with single line gilt, and image of a hawk, blind impressed.
Recent new end papers, light orange, expertly fitted. Part I. Part II. First 28 pages contain Preface and Introduction, which have some spillage marks, and a bit smutty, text however is clear and easily readable. Pages are generally clean, with some age browning, but text and engravings are clear. Occasional pages have unidentifed spillage marks and fox spotting, mainly to margins. Page of Part 1, has small piece torn away from front head margin. The two parts both contain the history and description of Land Birds.
With superbly engraved miniature scenes as tail pieces, on various subjects such as weary travellers, hunters and poachers with their dogs, a body hanged from a tree, a man lighting a campfire, a preparation for a hanging from a tumbrel, a woman feeding garden geese and ducks, haymaking, sailing boats, cherubs, cat with caught bird, ploughing, various feathers, donkey, fiddler, cattle, eagle, and many more. These tiny engravings are quite exquisite in their own right. Tight copy, in remarkably good condition, for a book that is almost years old.
From: Robert S. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair Clean, Unmarked Book. T Bewick Illus illustrator. Early Edition.
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Very Good. Published by Newcastle Edward Walker About this Item: Newcastle Edward Walker, Profusely ills. Signature [2c3] of vol. Roscoe c and c. Three works in one volume, all first editions, 8vo, ii , 46, 2, ii , 43, 1 , vi, ii , , 1 , vi, 67, 1 pp. Numerous engraved illustrations, some light foxing, marbled endpapers.
Contemporary calf with a gilt Greek key roll border, some light wear, neatly rebacked with a morocco label. Published by Published by T. Bewick and Longman, Newcastle About this Item: Published by T. Bewick and Longman, Newcastle, Published by Printed by Edward Walker for the author, Newcastle Two volumes tall octavo measuring just over 9 inches tall, newly professionally bound in dark gray cloth with printed paper spine labels, new endpapers, both title pages laid onto new paper backing; internally nearly Fine condition, clean tight and unmarked, old marbled page edges retained; engraved frontispiece Vol.
Overall Near Fine but with the new binding. Kidd, appears to be later since it states Bewick died in 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. 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".
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