BEWICK,Thomas. A Portfolio of Thomas Bewick Wood Engravings.

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BEWICK,Thomas. A Portfolio of Thomas Bewick Wood Engravings. Chicago: The Newberry Library for The Cherryburn Press. 1970.

Square 8vo (8 x 10 inxhes approx). One text volume in cream cloth-backed brown paper-covered boards with two matching portfolio cases, spines with black gilt lettering pieces, in slipcase; pp. 18, each portfolio with 50 prints each in an individual printed folder; fine.
Limited edition of 150, of which 125 were for sale. These prints were taken from the original blocks that were bought and distributed by the Chicago bookseller Ben Abramson in 1942. The collector-printer R. Hunter Middleton produced his own portfolio of these blocks in 1945, and the present selection is an extension of that work.

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