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Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds , Volumes One and Two; [and] A General History of Quadrupeds.

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2764B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds, Volumes One and Two; [and] A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Walker for Bewick et al., 1816 and 1811.
Three octavo volumes, sixth edition of volume one, fourth edition of volume two, sixth edition of the Quadrupeds; the three bound in uniform near-contemporary straight-grained green morocco, with gilt borders on boards, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., rebacked, original spines replaced, occasional spotting and browning, spines slightly worn, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (3)
Estimate $300-500


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Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne, Walker

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