JOHN BEWICK: A Selection of Wood Engravings, being impressions from original wood-blocks; LUKE CLENNELL: Bewick Apprentice, being impressions from original wood-blocks; THOMAS BEWICK BIRDS: Impressions from original wood-blocks.

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Place Published: Newcastle
Publisher: David Esslemont
Date Published:
Edition: Limited editions
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 20836


3 volumes. First vol.: xiv, [1], 24 pp. (includes 22 numbered sheets with engravings printed on rectos only); second vol: xiv, [1], 32 pp. (includes 28 numbered sheets with engravings printed on rectos only); third volume: 8 pp. pamphlet in blue printed wrappers accompanying 17 numbered loose sheets with engravings printed on rectos. All volumes unbound, each in separate folder of natural linen and marbled boards, housed together in matching slipcase with letterpress label.


Impressions from the original blocks of Thomas and John Bewick and Bewick apprentice Luke Clennell. Printed by hand on a Columbian press on BFK Rives Velin Cuve paper by David Esslemont. Limited editions: "John Bewick" No. 104/140; "Luke Clennell" No. 99/100; "Thomas Bewick Birds" one of 100 unnumbered copies.

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