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general history of quadrupeds

the figures engraved on wood

by Thomas Bewick

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Published by S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. Bewick.
    ContributionsBeilby, Ralph, 1744-1817.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 525 p. :
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23301157M
    OCLC/WorldCa1429971


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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.

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From anteaters to zebras, armadillos to wolverines, this delightful volume features engravings of over four hundred animals alongside descriptions of their. He is considered as England’s most masterly engraver, and his books, ‘A General History of Quadrupeds’ (first published ) and ‘History of British Birds’ (2 vols first published) are illustrated with Bewick's charming wood engravings.

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; 8⁰. Thomas Pennant (14 June OS – 16 December ) was a Welsh naturalist, traveller, writer and was born and lived his whole life at his family estate, Downing Hall near Whitford, Flintshire, in Wales.

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Showcases the author's engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be published on the same page. This book features engravings of over four hundred animals alongside descriptions of their characteristics as scientifically understood at the time.

Also available in hardcover stock id. Fifth illustrated compendium of all quadrupeds known at the time, from the domestic cat to the duck-billed platypus, listed as "an amphibious animal". By the author of A History of British Birds.

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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.I looked in "The Cabinet of Quadrupeds" for the border animals before I checked Thomas Bewick's "A General History of Quadrupeds" () or Samuel Howitt's engravings for a book of Aesop's Fables (publication date unknown to me).

Both of the aforementioned books were used by John Hall for the "Quadrupeds" series.