Nature's Engraver

Nature's Engraver

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At the end of the eighteenth century, Britain, and much of the Western world, fell in love with nature. Thomas Bewick’s History of British Birds marked the moment, the first “field guide” for ordinary people, illustrated with woodcuts of astonishing accuracy and beauty. But his work was far more than a mere guide, for in the vivid vignettes scattered through the book, Bewick captured the vanishing world of rural English life. In this superb biography, Jenny… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2007)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English