BEWICK, THOMAS. 1753-1828.
History of British Birds. Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick, 1797-1804.
2 volumes. 8vo (224 x 133 mm). xxx, , 335, ; xx, 400 pp. Numerous wood engravings in text. Sub-title vol 1. Period full calf, gilt spines and borders, crosshatch design to covers, marbled edges and endpapers, period bookplates . Light spotting to prelims of both volumes, bindings rubbed, tear to joint at head of spine vol 1, chip to head of spine vol 2.
FIRST EDITION. Volume 1: History and Description of Land Birds; Volume 2: History and Description of Water Birds.