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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber E69841

Author Wynne,J.H.] (Illustrations attributed to Bewick)
Title CHOICE EMBLEMS, Natural Historical, Fabulous .. For the Improvement & Pastime of Youth ..
PlacePub London
Publisher J.Harris, Longman and Co., Scatcherd & Co. & Rivingtons 11th edition.
Date 1812
Illustrations Woodcuts (64) of which some are probably by John Bewick (see Hugo 13).
Description 136x86mm green roan spined marbled boards spine gilt titled and ruled (tips & marble paper rubbed). Half title + titlepage +dedication (2 leaves) +Introduction (2 leaves) +poem to author (2 leaves) +Contents (3 leaves) +[35] +36-224pp. Lacks fly-leaf, neat copperplate ownership inscription of Mary Ann White dated 1822 on half title. *These are re-engraved cuts from some of the Bewick illustrations. A few signs of use but a pleasing neat tight copy of this emblem book published without author's name. Each emblem has an oval illustration taking up about one third of the page.
Booknumber E69841
Price Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 155.00
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