Sale 19BP01 | Lot 118

BEWICK, THOMAS (and others) Land Birds.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 118
BEWICK, THOMAS (and others) Land Birds.
Newcastle Upon Tyne: S. Hodson (etc.) 1800. First edition, volume one only (all published). Full green morocco by Rivière, top edge gilt. 9 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches (24 x 15 cm); [2], 133, [1] ff. (with four sheets in duplicate). Some binding wear, covers faded, internally fresh; Together with a collection of chapbook and broadside cuts bound in an album. Old half leather. 8 x 6 1/2 inches (20 x 16 cm); with two broadsides (by Bloomer of Birmingham) and over 100 proofs of blocks (some with many vignettes, a few by Bewick), mounted to blue paper. Largely disbound, some proofs apparently extracted.
The second item includes an interesting broadside pertaining to playing cards, and was perhaps a collection of strikes from blocks kept for the reference use of a printer. (2)


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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