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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber E18461

Author Wynne, John Huddlestone] (Bewick illustrations)
Title RILEY'S EMBLEMS, Natural, Historical, Fabulous, Moral, and Divine, For the Improvement and Pastime of Youth ..
PlacePub London
Publisher Newbery, Riley, Tulloh 4th edition
Date 1781
Illustrations Woodcuts (64) of which 18 are possibly by John Bewick (Hugo 13) + frontispiece by Ovenden? after Wale.
Description 152x90mm calf (hinge crack/worn) xxiv +192pp. MS notes on pastedown ownership Mary Anne Fisher Nov 22 1812 at head of Title. Lacks endpapers some early marginalia & staining mainly to prelims, 2 leaves torn with loss made good in facsimile. *Osborne 671 calls this "new & much improved with near 20 new Emblems". Later editions (called Choice Emblems) have re-engraved cuts for some of the illustrations attributed to Bewick.
Booknumber E18461
Price Price: GBP 68.00 or USD 88.00
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