Thomas Bewick : the complete illustrative work
London / New Castle, DE, British Library / Bibliographical Society / Oak Knoll Press, 2011
Three volumes (28 cm), I (The Workshop): 392 pp., illustrations (some in colour). II (Descriptive catalogue): 948 pp., illustrations. III (Notes, Indexes): 240 pp., 1 illustration. Uniform publisher’s cloth bindings. - A bibliographical study recording more than 750 books with illustrations cut by Bewick himself or in his workshop, between 1765 and 1849. Included are newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children’s books, religious tracts, mathematical treatises, Bibles, and joke books. Volume contents: 1. An account of the engraving workshop, its masters and apprentices; Volume 2. A descriptive catalogue of the primary & secondary works & the principal larger prints; Volume 3. Notes, references & indexes to volumes two & three. ¶ As new.