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The Seasons

By [Bewick, Thomas.] Thomson, James

1805.. Upper cover detached, sporadic spotting, but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. London: James Wallis, full calf. A nicely illustrated edition of James Thomsons epic poem The Seasons, originally published in four parts. Poetry, Bewick, Woodcuts

$150.00

A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick

By [Bewick Thomas]

London and New York: : The King Penguin Books, , 1947. . 8vo,. printed boards. Extremities a trifle rubbed o/w v. good. Foreword by John Rayner.

$10.00

The Winter Owl

By Graves, Robert & Nicholson, William [eds]

London:: Westminster Press,, 1923. 4to,. pictorial boards. Boards soiled and rubbed at corners, backed with ugly tape, front hinge a little weak, internally very clean. Contributions by William Nicholson, Max Beerbohm, John Doyle, Randolph Caldecott amongst others.

$100.00

La Femme et le Pantin

By Louys, Pierre

Paris: A. Plicque & Cie, [1922]. .Limited to 60 numbered copies on Van Gelder paper. Lrg. 8vo, original printed wraps wraps, creased with upper spine flaking off and lower wrap starting, remnants of glassine dustwrapper, a couple of pages at the end creased, otherwise a clean copy. Every other quire of 4 seems to be trimmed? but no loss, perhaps a mixed edition? A novel set in Spain and finely illustrated by Ouvre.

$75.00

A General History of Quarupeds

By Bewick, Thomas

1807. rebacked, boards scuffed, inner hinge cracked, bookplate, top perimetre of titlepage with repair, light sporadic spoiling but on the whole very good.. 8vo,. Newcastle-on-Tyne: Edward Walker, rebacked with full contemporary calf One of Bewick’s most popular works illustrating a plethora of four legged animals. First published in 1790 his later editions saw more vignettes and headpieces than earlier editions. The Platypus (only named an amphibious animal) as well as the wombach (wombat) first appeared in this edition. Bewick, woodcuts, quadrupeds, illustrated

$295.00

La Revolte des Anges

By France, Anatole

Paris: : G. & A. Mornay, , 1921. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. . 8vo,. Illustrated with woodcuts by Simeon. original printed wraps. Wraps sunned, front hinge a little weak, light offsetting to t/p, else a nice copy. Wonderful woodcut illustrations.

$80.00

Sanguis Martyrum
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Sanguis Martyrum

By Bertrand, Louis

Tours: : Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, , 1929. Illustrated with colour woodcuts by Clement Serveau. 4to, . 1/2 red morocco and marbled boards, gilt decorated spine panel, t.e.g., original wraps bound in. Corners bumped, top edge a little nicked, boards a little scuffed, otherwise a nice attractive book. Limited to 515 numbered copies.

$150.00

The Fables of Aesop with Designs on Wood by Thomas Bewick

By [Aesop]

London and New York:: Two Continents Publishing Group,, 1975. 8vo,. Illustrated. wraps. Very slight creasing to edges of wraps, else very good. A facsimile of Bewick's 1818 edition, with an introduction by Michael Marqusee.

$10.00