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BOOKPLATES BY BEILBY & BEWICK: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY by Nigel Tattersfield ISBN 13: 9781884718915

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Hardcover; London And Newcastle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Pr, 1999; ISBN-13: 978-1884718915

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Bookplates by Beilby & Bewick: A Biographical Dictionary of Bookplates from the Workshop of...

Bookplates by Beilby & Bewick: A Biographical Dictionary of Bookplates from the Workshop of Ralph Beilby, Thomas Bewick & Robert Bewick 1760-1849

by Tattersfield, Nigel

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New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999 ISBN 1-884718-91-4 Quarto (10.0 in. by 7.0 in.); 352pp.; fine hardcover; fine dust jacket; crisp; clean; bright..
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BOOKPLATES BY BEILBY & BEWICK, A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY

BOOKPLATES BY BEILBY & BEWICK, A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY

by Tattersfield, Nigel

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1884718914
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London and New Castle: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 1999. hardcover, dust jacket. Bookplates. large 8vo. hardcover, dust jacket. 384 pages. Forty years before the turn of the 18th century, a small, prestigious bookplate workshop was established, the likes of which were never to be seen again after its employment of one man: Thomas Bewick. To this day, the works of the bookplate shop of Beilby & Bewick are highly collectible and valued in the antiques world. This account offers several hundred bookplates engraved on copper and wood, executed and printed in the workshop over a period of 89 years. It is quite the most extensive and thorough study of this subject in its use of primary sources. The author's lively enthusiasm and careful scholarship have combined to produce a valuable and truly pioneering work on a subject clouded by speculation and optimistic attribution until now. Nigel Tattersfield has taken full advantage of the recently-opened archives of Beilby & Bewick to reveal a vast… Read More
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