Thomas Bewick's Fables of Aesop and Others. Iain Bain.
Thomas Bewick's Fables of Aesop and Others.
Thomas Bewick's Fables of Aesop and Others.
(20th Century)

Thomas Bewick's Fables of Aesop and Others.

Bewick, Thomas (illus.)

Staplehurst, Kent, UK: Florin Press, 1980. Oblong 32mo. 36pp. Of a total edition of 130 copies, this is one of eighty accompanied by a suite of proofs. Nineteen proofs of Bewick's headpieces are here printed from the original wood-blocks by R. Hunter Middleton. An additional four engravings were likewise printed from original blocks, and three of Bewick's drawings, interspersed among the other illustrations, are reproduced via lithograph. A tidy, accessible introduction to Bewick's major works, bound in quarter leather with gilt rule and spine titling. Extra proofs are each matted with green paper. All housed in cloth-covered box. Slight rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Item #30983

Price: $450.00

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