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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, 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 #

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Title: The Blossoms of Morality, Intended for the ...
Publisher: For E. Newberry
Publication Date: 1796

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Johnson, Richard (Editor)
Published by J. Harris; Scatcherd and Letterman; B. Crosby and Co; etc, London (1810)
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Book Description J. Harris; Scatcherd and Letterman; B. Crosby and Co; etc, London, 1810. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Thomas Bewick (illustrator). 5th or later Edition. Very nice neat binding of brown leather covered spine and corners, marbled paper covered boards. Five raised bands with gilt title and decorations. Some wear to edges, but remaining very neat and tidy. Marbled end papers wit ex-libris paste-down. Hinge and text block tight. Small ink inscription to front free end paper. Pages generally smooth and clean but with some browning and foxing, the central pages are least affected. With illustrations throughout by Thomas Bewick. This is a very nice robust and tidy copy. Seller Inventory # 026528

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Johnson, Richard, editor] and Thomas Bewick
Published by For E. Newberry, London (1796)
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Book Description For E. Newberry, London, 1796. 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. Seller Inventory # 019978

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