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Birds of New Holland with their natural history / collected, engraved and faithfully painted after nature by John William Lewin
Bib ID 373575
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Lewin, J. W. (John William), 1770-1819
 
Online Versions
Description London : Printed for the author and published by J. White and S. Bagster, the letter-press by T. Bensley, 1808 
22 p., 18 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 39 cm. 
Notes

Library's two copies are hand coloured.

Library's RBRS N F465 copy (EAP) includes a tipped in poem in ms signed J.G.: Panegyric on an eminent artist, Paramatta [sic], New South Wales, 1804.

Library's RBRS N GMM copy contains tipped in correspondence from Francis Edward Ltd. Booksellers London, including a receipt of purchase.; bears the bookplate "Ex Libris: Gregory M Mathews", and is accessioned: B2123.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1326995

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 465.

Subjects Birds - Australia.
Exhibited Library's F465 copy exhibited: "Lewin: Wild Art", State Library of New South Wales, 3 March 2012 - 27 May 2012 and National Library of Australia, 28 July 2012 - 28 October 2012. 

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