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Author: Wynne,J.H.] (Illustrations attributed to Bewick) Title: CHOICE EMBLEMS, Natural Historical, Fabulous .. For the Improvement & Pastime of Youth ..
Description: London, J.Harris, Longman and Co., Scatcherd & Co. & Rivingtons 11th edition. 1812 Woodcuts (64) of which some are probably by John Bewick (see Hugo 13). . 136x86mm green roan spined marbled boards spine gilt titled and ruled (tips & marble paper rubbed). Half title + titlepage +dedication (2 leaves) +Introduction (2 leaves) +poem to author (2 leaves) +Contents (3 leaves) + +36-224pp. Lacks fly-leaf, neat copperplate ownership inscription of Mary Ann White dated 1822 on half title. *These are re-engraved cuts from some of the Bewick illustrations. A few signs of use but a pleasing neat tight copy of this emblem book published without author's name. Each emblem has an oval illustration taking up about one third of the page.
Keywords: emblems emblem Bewick
Price: GBP 132.00 = appr. US$ 188.49 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: E69841
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