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Title:
Thomas Bewick : the complete illustrative work
Author:
Tattersfield, Nigel.
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Publication Information:
London : British Library : Bibliographical Society ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2011.
Physical Description:
3 volumes (392; 948; 240 pages) : illustrations, coats of arms, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits (1 color) ; 28 cm
Summary:
"A bibliographical study recording over 750 titles illustrated in workshop of Thomas Bewick between 1765-1849. Newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children's books, religious tracts, mathematical treatises, Bibles, joke books, and others are described, illustrated and arranged alphabetically"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. An account of the engraving workshop, its masters and apprentices -- v. 2. A descriptive catalogue of the primary & secondary works & the principal larger prints -- v. 3. Notes, references & indexes to volumes two & three.
ISBN:
9780712306867

9781584562733

9780712306874

9781584562825

9780712306881

9781584562832

9780712309165

9781584562849
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Book

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Details some 750 titles. This work provides sections on newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, copy-book covers, maps and large single prints. It is suitable for the Bewick aficionado, book historian, historian of popular art in the eighteenth century, and also for the provincial printing enthusiast or admirer of engraving on wood or on copper.