Bible Illustrations Cut by Bewick and Others

Bound volume of proof wood engravings to Scripture Illustrated.

[London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807].

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

Frontispiece and 80 woodcuts (2 per page), designed by W.M. Craig and cut by Bewick, C. and J. Nesbit, Branston, Austin, Clennell, Hole, Lee, et al. 1 vols. 8vo. Bible Illustrations Cut by Bewick and Others. Bound in contemporary full navy straight-grained morocco, covers tooled in gilt with outer roll borders and central ruled panel, flat spine gilt and divided in six compartments, a.e.g., light rubbing to covers, else fine. Hugo 225.

Item #257864

A handsome volume of proofs of 81 of the 94 wood engravings for Scripture Illustrated (London, 1807). Three of the cuts — nos. 48, 49 & 51 — were cut by Thomas Bewick. With an autograph note from a British Museum curator identifying the work for which these cuts were made.