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The Resource A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood, Thomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel, (electronic resource)

A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood, Thomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel, (electronic resource)

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A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood
Title
A general history of quadrupeds
Title remainder
the figures engraved on wood
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late eighteenth century, the British took greater interest than ever before in observing and recording all aspects of the natural world. Travelers and colonists returning from far-flung lands provided dazzling accounts of such exotic creatures as elephants, baboons, and kangaroos. The engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) harnessed this newfound interest by assembling the most comprehensive illustrated guide to nature of his day. A General History of Quadrupeds, first published in 1790, showcases Bewick's groundbreaking engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be published on th
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1753-1828
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Bewick, Thomas
Dewey number
599
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Martel, Yann
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  • Mammals
  • Mammals
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A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood, Thomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"With the exception of a new title page and a new forward ... this volume is a facsimile edition of volume 3 of the 1885 Memorial Edition of the works of Thomas Bewick"--Title page verso
Contents
Of the Third Volume; Horse; The Arabian Horse; The Race Horse; The Hunter; The Old English Road Horse; The Black Horse; The Common Cart Horse; The Improved Cart Horse; The Mule; The Ass; The Zebra; Ruminating Animals; The Ox Kind; The Holstein, or Dutch Breed; The Improved Holstein, or Dutch Breed; The Long-Horned, or Lancashire Breed; The Lancashire Ox; The Kyloe Ox; Wild Cattle; The Urus, or Wild Bull; The Bison; The Zebu; The Grunting Ox; The Buffalo; The Musk-Bull; The Sheep; The Black-Faced, or Heath Ram; Heath Ram of the Improved Breed; The Cheviot Ram
Control code
ocn668193432
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unknown
Edition
University of Chicago Press ed
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 526 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226044859
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612759536
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)668193432
Label
A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood, Thomas Bewick ; with a new foreword by Yann Martel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"With the exception of a new title page and a new forward ... this volume is a facsimile edition of volume 3 of the 1885 Memorial Edition of the works of Thomas Bewick"--Title page verso
Contents
Of the Third Volume; Horse; The Arabian Horse; The Race Horse; The Hunter; The Old English Road Horse; The Black Horse; The Common Cart Horse; The Improved Cart Horse; The Mule; The Ass; The Zebra; Ruminating Animals; The Ox Kind; The Holstein, or Dutch Breed; The Improved Holstein, or Dutch Breed; The Long-Horned, or Lancashire Breed; The Lancashire Ox; The Kyloe Ox; Wild Cattle; The Urus, or Wild Bull; The Bison; The Zebu; The Grunting Ox; The Buffalo; The Musk-Bull; The Sheep; The Black-Faced, or Heath Ram; Heath Ram of the Improved Breed; The Cheviot Ram
Control code
ocn668193432
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
University of Chicago Press ed
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 526 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226044859
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612759536
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)668193432

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