Author:Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

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Some Notes on Wood Engraving: Selected from his Memoir and Edited by Thomas Rae

By: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenock, The Signet Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MM319-053

Condition: Used: Good


FIRST EDITION of 370 copies, this is 1 of 300 printed on Mellotez paper and bound in paper covers; this copy is number 287; the book was designed, set by hand in Caslon Old Face type, & printed by Thomas Rae at Signet Press in Scotland. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. (5), 20, (vi) pp. Half-title, black-and-white wood engraved frontispiece, Bewick's wood engravings throughout, notes and bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial stiff wrappers in white and pale green, title on spine; binding tight, covers foxed, soiled, and insect freckled, especially to rear cover. MM319-053. Good. English eng... View more info