RILEY'S EMBLEMS, Natural, Historical, Fabulous, Moral, and Divine, For the Improvement and Pastime of Youth ..
Newbery, Riley, Tulloh 4th edition
Woodcuts (64) of which 18 are possibly by John Bewick (Hugo 13) + frontispiece by Ovenden? after Wale.
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.
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