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Bewick, Thomas 1753-1828

Overview
Works: 1,668 works in 3,324 publications in 3 languages and 29,330 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fables  Fiction  Illustrated works  Biography  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Poetry  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Woodcutter, Printer, Engraver, Honoree, Other, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.2.A254, 398.2452
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A general history of quadrupeds by Thomas Bewick( Book )

132 editions published between 1790 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the same page. From anteaters to zebras, armadillos to wolverines, this delightful volume features engravings of over four hundred animals alongside descriptions of their characteristics as scientifically understood at the time. Quadrupeds reaffirms Bewick's place in history as an incomparable illustrator, one whose influence on natural history and book printing still endures today
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Aesop's parables--some universally recognizable, others refreshingly unfamiliar--is complemented by illustrations taken from a variety of antique editions of the fables. Among the artists represented in this volume are Arthur Rackham, Thomas Bewick, Walter Crane, Charles Robinson, and Randolph Caldecott. Includes fully captioned illustrations, a complete bibliography of sources, and a set of biographical notes on the artists
History of British birds : the figures engraved on wood by Thomas Bewick( Book )

79 editions published between 1797 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Bewick's birds : watercolours and engravings by Thomas Bewick( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fox at the manger by P. L Travers( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young boys in postwar London at Christmas time hear a story of the fox who came to the manger to see the Christ Child, and defended to the other animals his right to be there and his gift for the child
Treasury of Æsop's fables by Aesop( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction by Oliver Goldsmith is based on the partially erroneous information prevalent in Goldsmith's time
Fables of Æsop, according to Sir Roger L'Estrange by Aesop( Book )

13 editions published between 1818 and 1975 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
The black sheep, and other fables by Augusto Monterroso( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells a series of fables including one about the black sheep
Aesop's human zoo : Roman stories about our bodies by Phaedrus( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir of Thomas Bewick by Thomas Bewick( Book )

67 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables of Aesop and others by Aesop( Book )

34 editions published between 1818 and 1903 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banbury chap books and nursery toy book literature (of the XVIII. and early XIX. centuries) : with impressions from several hundred original wood-cut blocks by Edwin Pearson( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in Undetermined and English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Bewick : the complete illustrative work by Nigel Tattersfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bibliographical study recording over 750 titles illustrated in workshop of Thomas Bewick between 1765-1849. Newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children's books, religious tracts, mathematical treatises, Bibles, joke books, and others are described, illustrated and arranged alphabetically"--Provided by publisher
The price of everything by Andrew Motion( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Everyman anthology of poetry for children by Gillian Avery( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about music and dancing, childhood and youth, love and death
Bewick's Select fables of Aesop and others, in three parts: I. Fables extracted from Dodsley's, II. Fables with reflections in prose and verse, III. Fables in verse by Aesop( Book )

26 editions published between 1871 and 1886 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the cries of London, ancient and modern by Charles Hindley( Book )

7 editions published between 1881 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Hindley (d.1893) wrote and edited many books on British popular literature and culture, including Curiosities of Street Literature (1871), Tavern Anecdotes and Sayings (1875) and The History of the Catnach Press (1886, also reissued in this series). This 1881 study traces the distinctive 'cries' of street traders in London from the time of Chaucer to the Victorian period and maintains Hindley's characteristic focus on people rather than mere facts. His use of nearly two hundred woodcuts, including many by Bewick, and his discussion of them at the beginning of the text, testifies to his enthusiasm for the printing press. Using evidence from 'broadsides, books or engravings', music and drama, Hindley vividly portrays the sights and sounds of the streets of London from many different periods, describing the vendors to be found in particular locations, and merchandise from cherries to ballad-sheets, shellfish to lavender, and scissors to ink
A history of British birds by Ralph Beilby( Book )

50 editions published between 1797 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figures of British land birds by Thomas Bewick( Book )

10 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1800 woodcuts by Thomas Bewick and his school by Thomas Bewick( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Aesop's fables
Alternative Names
Bewick, T.

Bewick, T. 1753-1828

Bewick, T. (Thomas), 1753-1828

Bewick, Thomas 1753-1828

Thomas Bewick

Thomas Bewick Brits kunstschilder

Thomas Bewick englischer Grafiker und Holzschneider

Thomas Bewick incisore inglese

Tomas Bevik

Бьюик, Томас 1753-1828

Томас Бевик

Томас Бьюик

ביוויק, תומס 1753-1828

توماس بیویک

തോമസ് ബെവിക്ക്

トーマス・ビューイック

ビュイック, トマス

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English (660)

German (1)

French (1)

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Aesop's fablesAesop's human zoo : Roman stories about our bodiesThomas Bewick : the complete illustrative workThe price of everythingThe Everyman anthology of poetry for children1800 woodcuts by Thomas Bewick and his school1800 woodcuts by Thomas Bewick and his school