Figures of British land birds by Thomas Bewick

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Published by S. Hodgson for R Beilby and T Bewick in Newcastle upon Tyne .

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Statementengraved on wood by Thomas Bewick to which are added a few foreign birds with their vulgar and scientific names.
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A History of British Birds is a natural history book by Thomas Bewick, published in two 1, Land Birds, appeared in Volume 2, Water Birds, appeared in A supplement was published in The text in Land Birds was written by Ralph Beilby, while Bewick took over the text for the second book is admired mainly for the Figures of British land birds book and clarity of Bewick's wood Author: Thomas Bewick.

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by Stubbs, A.G. The texts in Bewick's A General History of Quadrupeds () and History of British Birds: Land Birds () were drafted by Beilby and revised by Bewick. According to Bewick's account, Beilby wanted to have his name appeared in Land Birds as the sole author; however, upon Bewick's disagreement, Authority control: DSI:GND: X, ISNI:.

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