Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing twenty-four impressions printed directly from the original wood... Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing twenty-four impressions printed directly from the original wood... Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing twenty-four impressions printed directly from the original wood... Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing twenty-four impressions printed directly from the original wood...

Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing twenty-four impressions printed directly from the original wood blocks engraved by the English master at Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Middleton, Robert Hunter (printer)

Published by Chicago: The Cherryburn Press, . First edition., 1945
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Pp (12, text-booklet in self-wrappers by the printer, R. Hunter Middleton) + 24 wood-engravings, each individually mounted in a viewing folder, in portfolio cover of one-quarter linen cloth over brown paper-covered boards with black morocco title label on the spine lettered in gilt, with interior folding flaps, housed in a hard gray-paper-covered slipcase, 8vo (8 3/8 x 6 5/8 inches). This small volume is the first work issued by Cherrystone Press; this copy is a signed in pencil by the R. Hunter Middleton in the folder border of the first engraved plate. This work was obviously issued in a small edition though no limitation is given. From the library of the late Samuel R. Rosenthal, a Chicago antiquarian book-collector, whose signature appears on the inside of the front portfolio. Linen on spine very lightly sunned, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition in the original slipcase that is a bit edge-worn and rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 5883

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Title: Thomas Bewick Portfolio: Containing ...

Publisher: Chicago: The Cherryburn Press, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1945

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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