A Natural history of fishes.
Bibliographic Citation:
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828. A Natural history of fishes. Alnwick : Printed and sold wholesale and retail by W. Davison, [1820?]
Printed and sold wholesale and retail by W. Davison, [1820?]
  • "Forty engravings on wood"--t.p.
  • First sentence: "Of the whale, properly so called, there are no fewer than seven different kinds; all distinguished from each other by their external figure, or internal conformation."
  • Includes 40 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections, Bourke Collection: one of 3 titles bound together, in a set of 3 volumes. The above is from Volume III, bound in with A Natural history of reptiles, serpents, and insects and Day, a Pastoral in three parts; with binder's spine title: Fishes, Reptiles, Day, 1824. Numerous wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. 3/4 leather, marbled paper over boards.
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Geographical Description, Local History and Natural History
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