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Bewick, Thomas.
History of British birds.
Beilby & Bewick, Newcastle, 1797.

2 v., ,ill., 21 cm.

Notes: First issue. Cf. Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 57. "The text of Vol. I was written by Beilby; Vol. II is wholly the work of Bewick". Cf. Zimmer; Imprint varies. Vol. 1: Newcastle, Printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick ... ; vol. 2: Newcastle, Printed by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick ... Contents: I. Containing the history and description of land birds.--II. Containing the history and description of water birds. References: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 57-58; Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology, p. 236. Hill copy 1: Provenance: William Gerhard Mennen (bookplate).

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