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Nature"s engraver

a life of Thomas Bewick

by Jennifer S. Uglow

  • 252 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bewick, Thomas, -- 1753-1828,
  • Wood-engravers -- England -- Biography,
  • Illustrators -- England -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Uglow.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE1147.6.B47 U94 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 458 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18289335M
    ISBN 100374112363
    ISBN 109780374112363
    LC Control Number2006031878

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