Bewick Gleanings: being impressions from copperplates and wood blocks, engraved in the Bewick workshop, remaining in the possession of the family until the death of the last Miss Bewick, and sold afterwards by order of her executors. To which are added, lives of Thos. Bewick and his pupils, with impressions from other wood blocks collected by or lent to the author.
BOYD, JULIA, EDITOR.
A portrait, a title vignette, 53 engraved plates, a facsimile letter and 363 illustrations in the text. Small 4to, pp. xxiv, (1), 108, 104, original black half morocco over green cloth boards (some rubbing; wear to a corner of head of spine; a small piece of morocco missing from lower edge of rear cover; light soiling; some small abrasions to spine; inner hinges reinforced with paper; a front joint open; a few tears, near gutter, to front endpaper and a blank).
Number 196 of the Small Paper edition signed by Julia Boyd. "A permanent record of the 'aftermath' of that remarkable workshop wherein was wrought so much interesting work at the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries. In this collection birds are not nearly so well represented as mammals." - Wood.
Publisher Information: Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1886.
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 43350