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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V1812

Author Berquin,Arnaud (1747-1791) (Bewick illustrations)
Title THE LOOKING-GLASS for the MIND; or, Intellectual Mirror .. chiefly translated from that much-admired work, L'Ami des Enfans
PlacePub London
Publisher Harris + 11 incl. Harvey & Darton 14th edition
Date 1817
Illustrations Wood-engravings (74) by John Bewick.
Description Duodecimo in 6s, 173x100mm, new black calf spined marbled boards, compartment-gilt with contrasting gilt-lettered label, marbled endpapers [4]+271p. Damp-stained & browned throughout, but a clean copy, 2 pages remargined & Titlepage repaired without loss. Excellent impressions of these wood-engravings which Thos. Hugo considered "some of the most beautiful examples of the skill of John Bewick" (Hugo 66). Handsome new binding. *At page 13 appears the famous "puff" of his wares by the publisher.
Booknumber V1812
Price Price: GBP 46.00 or USD 64.00
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