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A general history of quadrupeds

Thomas Bewick

A general history of quadrupeds

with figures engraved on wood

by Thomas Bewick

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals -- Early works to 1800,
  • Mammals -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel.
    GenreEarly works to 1800, Pictorial works
    ContributionsMartel, Yann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL706 .B55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23150362M
    ISBN 100226044815, 0226044807
    ISBN 109780226044811, 9780226044804
    LC Control Number2008056049

    Hardback, full-calf, gilt title to spine label. x, pp. Numerous figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Some cracking to outer hinges of spine, binding remains secure. Binding slightly rubbed and worn. A little spotting foxing. A rather pleasing copy. (hall06).


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Overall good+ condition. Smart book, presents. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Book Title. A general history of quadrupeds.

Bewick, Thomas, Beilby, Ralph, Cited by: The initial publication was created from the partnership between Bewick and Beilby. The work was first published inwhich was intended for children. However, the 'History of Quadrupeds' reached an adult readership as well, which encouraged them to produce several more serious natural history work.

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A General History of Quadrupeds was finally published in The success of the work was immediate, and the work was met with a "glut of praises." The book sold rapidly and editions appeared and in A General History of Quadrupeds was really the result of an increasing popular interest in natural history towards the end of the 18th century.

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A General History of Quadrupeds, first published inshowcases Bewick’s groundbreaking engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be published on the same page.

From anteaters to Author: Thomas Bewick, Yann Martel. The History of Quadrupeds by Bewick, Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The General History of Quadrupeds was first published in The edition of which this is a facsimile is that sold by Edward Walker for and n at Newcastle upon Tyne in VG/VG (Book- A few marks mainly to extremities of boards typical of prolonged exposure to a damp environment.

DETAILS. An uncommon copy of this natural history work by Thomas Bewick. First published inA General History of Quadrupeds showcases Thomas Bewick's groundbreaking engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be printed and published on the same page.

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A general history of quadrupeds Bewick, Thomas. More about A general history of quadrupeds: the figures engraved on wood. Andrew Isles Natural History Books; Glass Place (Rear of Greville Street) Prahran VIC Australia +61 (03) Editions for A General History of Quadrupeds: The Figures Engraved on Wood: (Paperback published in ), (), (Kindle Edition publ.

A General history of quadrupeds / the figures engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick Printed by Edw. Walker for T. Bewick Newcastle upon Tyne [Northumberland] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Octavo, paperback, line drawings.

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Also available in hardcover stock id. Before Catton's book had been published, Thomas Bewick, who had been preparing his own book with monochrome woodcut engravings, A General History of Quadrupeds (), got into "a pitch of nervous curiosity" about the forthcoming competition.

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title page, advertisement and index on pp i-x, then pp plus recommendation for "lately published books" History of British Birds.The engraver Thomas Bewick (–) harnessed this newfound interest by assembling the most comprehensive illustrated guide to nature of his day.

A General History of Quadrupeds, first published inshowcases Bewick’s groundbreaking engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be published on the same page. The engraver’s books – A general history of quadrupeds () and the two volumes that formed the British birds () – would have been found in the libraries of the professional classes and country gentlemen, especially in northern counties, in the early nineteenth century.