Book Description

Second Edition, 1823. Complete with ''thumb'' receipt. Full leather. Gilt titles and gilt lines to boards, marble to page ends and marble endpapers and pastedown. Gilt decorations in comparments and raised bands to spine. Brown lettering piece, publication date in gilt at foot. Tight copy. Corners a little scuffed and usual spotting. Bewicks woodcuts are superior in these early editions. . Scarce early edition with sought after 'Thumb mark' receipt page with red seaweed spray signed by Bewick. Attractive.
Author Thomas Bewick
Date 1823
Binding Hard
Publisher E. Walker
Condition Near Fine

Price: £745.00

Offered by Pete Fry

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