Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(CHERRYBURN PRESS.) Bewick, Thomas. Thomas Bewick Portfolio. 24 woodcut engravings printed from the original blocks on Japanese paper, each tipped to its own window folder with caption, the first is signed by the printer. 8vo, prints and 8-page explanatory booklet laid into 1/4 cloth and paste paper board folder; original slipcase, worn. Holiday greeting from the publishers with an impression of plate 20 (Bewick's Chevrotain and Meminna deer image) laid in. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate on folder. Chicago, 1945

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The first publication of the Cherryburn Press, begun by R. Hunter Middleton. Only about 160 sets are known to have been printed.