Figures of British Land which are Added a Few Foreign Birds, with their Vulgar and Scientific Names

Thomas Bewick (English, 1753–1828), Printer Solomon Hodgson (English, 18th century), Publisher Ralph Beilby (English, 1743 or 1744–1817)

Place of Publication: Newcastle, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Hugo 111; Roscoe 16


Overall: 25.2 x 16.8 x 3 cm (9 15/16 x 6 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 250 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Newcastle: S. Hodgson, for R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1800) Octavo; 136 leaves; modern half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of land birds; vignettes of landscapes and genre subjects.

Newcastle: S. Hodgson, for R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1800


Robert Allan [Allany?--inscription on title]; anonymous collector, by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 12, 1959.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift