Bewick - Esslemont (David), printer & introduction.

Bewick - Esslemont (David), printer & introduction.

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(Bewick) Esslemont (David), printer & introduction. Thomas Bewick Birds: Being Impressions from original wood-blocks. Royal 8vo, pp.xvii[1],24 leaves printed on one side of the page only, pp.25-32 (including colophon), Newcastle: David Esslemont, 1984.

Handset in Scotch Roman, the title in Old Face Open, printed in black (the title-page in blue and black, engravings titled in grey) on BFK Rives paper. Number 126 of 147 (250) copies in the standard binding. Illustrated with 24 birds and several tailpieces. Quarter blue cloth, patterned paper-covered boards, matching dust-jacket. A fine copy.


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