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A History of British Birds


    WE call this work advisedly “Newton's British Birds,” although the title-page would seem to signify that it is only a fourth edition of Yarrell's well-known “History.” It is however in fact a new book. The text has been completely rewritten, and the familiar woodcuts and vignettes alone remain to remind one of the former author.

    A History of British Birds.

    By the late William Yarrell. Fourth Edition, revised by Alfred Newton, M.A., F.R.S. Part 10, November, 1876; 11, September, 1877; 12, October, 1878; 13, June, 1880. (London: Van Voorst.)

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