|Title||A natural history of water birds / thirty-four engravings on wood |
|Detail Depicted||Illustrations--Relief--Wood Engravings (Page 13) |
|Creator/Author||[Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828] |
|Publisher||Printed and sold wholesale and retail by W. Davison. [Davison, William, 1780-1858] |
|Place of Publication||Alnwick [England--Alnwick] |
|Date of Publication||[1815?] |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Water Birds|
|Genre Heading||Scientific works|
|Bibliographic Elements||, 4-36 p. : ill. ; 15 cm |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade wove paper. |
|Printer||Printed and sold wholesale and retail by W. Davison. |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Wood engravings|
|Illustrator||[Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828] |
|Binding||Conservation binding of handmade paper with wood engravings on original printed wrappers affixed to front and back cover.|
Currently sewn through the folds, but shows original stab holes from first sewing.
All edges trimmed.
|General Notes||Signatures: (14 x 9 cm.): A-C[superscript 6] [$1, 3 signed]; 18 leaves, pp. [1-3] 4-36.|
Thomas Bewick was a prominent wood engraver in the latter part of the 18th century. He is honored for developing the "white line" engraving.
Illustration shows a bird called the Great Crested Grebe.
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 598.2 B468n |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olylmpus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to768x600 ppi. 2003. |
|Content||Chapbook of water bird illustrations with a half page of physical and behavioral description for each bird. |
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