A History of British Birds. (Land Birds & Water Birds with Both Supplements) BEWICK T. [Thomas] 1753-1828. BEILBY Ralph 1743/4-1817 Publisher: T. Bewick by Edward Walker Publish Year: 1821 Publish Place: Newcastle: Pilgrim Street Illustrator: BEWICK Thomas Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007545 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: Inscription: Unknown £500.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information The first edition in which the supplement appeared. VG, 1821. Two volumes in long grain morocco boards, gilt edge tooling, corners & edges rubbed. Both volumes professionally re-spined, raised bands, gilt tooling, gilt titles to dark green labels. Internally, Vol 1, Land Birds, 1821, , (iv-xl), , 44-330. Supplement, 1821, , , 2-46,  contents,  adverts. Vol 2, Water Birds, 1821, , (iv-xxii), , 20-360 pp. Supplement, 1821, , , 2-43,  contents. Occasional light spotting, brown marbled endpapers & text block edges, paper label to fpds (G Strahaw?), ink initials to verso fep (ELibris J. HS KSR? Alumni 1825), vol 1 hinge strengthened. (215*130 mm). (Tattersfield TB 1.22). Text of v1 by R. Beilby, amended by T. Bewick; text of v2 sometimes attributed to H. Cotes??