John Bewick. A Selection of Wood Engravings. Being impressions from original wood-blocks.



Newcastle-upon-Tyne: David Esslemont, 1980.

Number 21 of 25 (140) special copies full-bound in red morocco gilt by David Esslemont who also designed and printed this book. 4to. 9.5 x 7 ins. xiv, 24 pp. Printed by hand on a Columbian press on BFK Rives Cuve paper. Full bound in red morocco by David Esslemont with gilt spine titling and gilt garland corner and centrepieces on upper and lower covers. Following his time in Newcastle, David Esslemont was appointed Creative Controller of Gwasg Gregynog and remained in Wales from 1985 to 1997 producing many outstanding books for the Press. A n extremely fine, uncut copy in a jewel-like designer binding. Original tan buckram book box with leather title label.

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