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Five Volumes. Hardback, “Royal 8vo.” approx 10 x 6.5 inches. Quarter bound brown morocco leather to spine and corners with brown pebbled cloth boards. Gilt line edging to boards, raised banding and gilt lettering to spines, with gilt animal designs to ends. Top page edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some wear to covers; rubbing to extremities, surface chips to leather on corners and edges. Cloth on boards with soiling to edges with light spots and patches. Partial crack between front endpapers in vol.1. Signed and numbered opposite title page, “Bernard Quaritch 323/750.” Some almost negligable handling marks/tiny spots to one or two pages, else pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else a very nice set. 5 vols. Illustrated throughout with B&W woodcut illustrations within text.
Title: Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works. Complete In Five Volumes. Signed Limited Edition.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY::,
Publisher: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Printed by R. Ward & Sons for Bernard Quaritch, 1885 Limited Numbered Edition. 323/750.:
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Seller ID: 83056
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY:: BEWICK, THOMAS: illustrated, five vols, signed, Bernard Quaritch, 1885, Limited, Numbered, Edition, B&W woodcut illustrations, leather, fine binding, british birds, land birds, water birds, quardupeds, aesop’s fables, memoir