The Blossoms of Morality, Intended for the Amusement And Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen:...

The Blossoms of Morality, Intended for the Amusement And Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen

Johnson, Richard, editor] and Thomas Bewick

Published by For E. Newberry, London, 1796
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Small Octavo in 6s. Second edition but the first illustrated edition. 221pp., Illustrated and designed with 47 cuts by Thomas Bewick. Bewick became a popular innovator of the use of wood for illustrations. He carved hard boxwood across the grain to achieve a smooth surface for his fine illustrations. A very nice copy bound in contemporary calf, boards trimmed with a decorative gilt roll, spine with slightly raised bands, black morocco spine label gilt, other compartments gilt decorated, light chipping to spine ends, marbled endpapers, joints and corners rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 019978

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Title: The Blossoms of Morality, Intended for the ...

Publisher: For E. Newberry, London

Publication Date: 1796

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