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November 16, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2764B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 16, 2014 10:00AM


Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell, London: Bulmer, 1795, large quarto, first edition, with wood-engraved vignettes, bound in half leather, marbled paper boards, joints cracking, 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.;
Bloomfield's The Farmer's Boy, London: for Vernor & Hood, 1800, octavo, illustrated with six woodcuts, including frontis, and vignettes, illustrations may be by Bewick or Anderson, full contemporary calf, rebacked, original spine replaced, 8 1/4 x 5 in.;
Somerville's The Chase, a Poem, London: Cadell & Davies, [and] Bulmer, Shakespeare Printing Office, 1804, large octavo, second imprint from engraved title, thirteen wood engravings, bound in contemporary tree calf, gilt-tooled spine with red lettering piece, joints slightly cracked, contents clean, 9 x 6 in.;
Thomson's The Seasons, London: for James Wallis, 1805, with eight wood engravings, on splendid royal octavo, in boards; boards detached, sewing compromised, failing, 9 3/4 x 6 in.;
A History of British Birds, Newcastle: by Walker for Bewick, 1809, in two octavo volumes, tan calf, failing, one volume decased, endcaps chipped, 8 1/4 x 5 in.;
The Oxford Sausage, London: by Hughes, sold by Black, 1814, small folio, title page within type ornament border, twenty-four woodcuts, untrimmed, in boards; front board detached, part of spine gone, 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.;
Select Fables, Newcastle: by Hodgson for Charnley,


London, Illustrator , Nine Volumes, Somerville, Shakespeare Printing Office, Thomson, Newcastle, James Wallis, Walker