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    DescriptionAt the end of the eighteenth-century Britain fell in love with nature. Thomas Bewick's "History of British Birds" marked the moment: the first 'field-guide' for ordinary people, illustrated by woodcuts of astonishing accuracy and beauty. But it was far more than that, for in the vivid vignettes scattered through the book Bewick drew the vanishing way of life of the country people of the North East. In this superbly illustrated biography, Jenny Uglow tells a story of violent change, radical politics, lost ways of life and the beauty of the wild - a journey to the beginning of our lasting obsession with the natural world.


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    Title
    Nature's Engraver
    Subtitle
    A Life of Thomas Bewick
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jenny Uglow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 484 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571223756
    ISBN 10: 0571223753
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG, AGN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: AGB, AFH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    BIC subject category V2: 3JF, 1DBK
    DC22: 769.92
    BISAC V2.8: CRA029000
    Thema V1.0: AGN, AGB, DNB, AFH
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    06 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria, and now works in publishing. Her books include prize-winning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell and William Hogarth. The Lunar Men, published in 2002, was described as 'a spectacular, epic book' by the Observer. She lives in Canterbury.