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By: Bain, Iain, ed.
Publisher: Winchester, England, Thomas Bewick Birthplace Trust: 1989
Seller ID: 24748
Condition: Very good
Two volumes, oblong quarto (23 x 25 cm), pp. Volume 1: 233, Volume 2: 230. Reprint edition. Green cloth boards with gilt titling. Blue endpapers. Introduction and editorial notes by Iain Bain. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of sketches and reproductions of engravings originlly created for General History of Quadrupeds, History of British Birds, Fables of Aesop and Others, History of British Fishes as well as miscellaneous book ilustration and jobbing engravings. Contains three appendices: "Apprentices and their Workshop Periods," "The Dispersal of Bewick's Workshop Drawings... View more info