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LOT 3234
5th November 2019
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LOT 3234
ORNITHOLOGY. - Thomas BEWICK. A History of British Birds. Newcastle: for R.E. Bewick, 1847. 2 vols., 8vo (223 x 136mm.) Numerous wood-engraved illustrations and title vignettes. (Toning to margins, browning to endpapers, occasional spotting.) Original green cloth, blind-tooled, gilt lettering to spines (wear to spine ends, rubbing). Note: this edition contains approx 20 extra wood-engraved vignettes that Bewick was working on when he died. Provenance: A. Bilborough (bookplates to the front pastedowns). - And seven further volumes relating to natural history (9).
Hammer price: £70
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