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A History of British Birds

A History of british Birds is a natural History Book by thomas Bewick published in two Volumes. Volume 1 Land Birds appeared in 1797. Volume 2, Water Birds, appeared in 1804. A Supplement was published in 1821. The Text of Land Birds was written by Ralph Beilby while bewick took over the Text for the second Volume. The Book is primarily admired for the Beauty and Clarity of Bewick's Wood Engravings which are widely considered his finest Work and among the finest in this Medium.

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