The Fables of Aesop, And Others, With Designs On Wood

Bewick, Thomas

Published by E. Walker, for T. Bewick & Son, Newcastle, 1818
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Title: The Fables of Aesop, And Others, With ...

Publisher: E. Walker, for T. Bewick & Son, Newcastle

Publication Date: 1818

Binding: leather_bound

Illustrator: Bewick, Thomas

Edition: First edition.

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376 pages. 22 x 14.5 cm. 324 woodcuts, Variant A, With the suppressed wood cut of "Auld Clouty," and with an unfinished receipt bearing Bewick's (mark) thumb print. ROSCOE 45c. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Gordon N. Ray [ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND, ETC.], p.33. "Bewick's use of end-grained blocks was widely imitated both in England and the Continent. Among his apprentices were some of the most distinguished engravers of the first half of the 19th century. When later artists like Gordon Craig and William Nicholson revived the tradition of creative work on wood, they turned to Bewick's example in freeing themselves from the trammels of reproductive engraving." Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, leather spine labels (chipped), gilt floral front and back cover fillets, inner dentelles. Full speckled brown calf. Teg. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 20318

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