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History of British Birds volume 1 + 2, First Editions 1797 & 1804

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  • Author: Thomas Bewick
  • Titles:
  • History of British Birds vol. I containing the History and Description of Land Birds
  • History of British Birds vol. II containing the History and Description of Water Birds
  • Description: What a cool find! These are first editions of Volumes 1 + 2 of the History of British Birds. These textbooks are in remarkable condition for their age. It appears that they were rebound by Newbold's Bookshop Ltd in Dunedin probably sometime in the 1950s. Gorgeous detailed drawings throughout and marbling on edge of pages. 
  • Made and Printed:  Vol I (1797) printed by Sol. Hodgson in London, Vol II (1804) printed by Edward Walker in London 
  • Size: 23.5cm x 15cm x 4cm 
  • Condition: Fair vintage condition. Some spotting on pages. Priced as is. 
  • Item: #13637

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