Title A Memoir : written by himself 1822 - 1828. With an introduction by Selwyn Image.
Book Condition First Selwyn Image Edition, roy.8vo [binding c. 24 x 16 cms], olive green-brown cloth lettered and with Bewick vignette in black, top edge of text block tinted red, others uncut. C.pp306, small attractive bookplate on half-title, larger bookplate removed from front pastedown, gutters of endpapers resealed with tape, binding bit worn and dulled, overall a stout copy. With portrait plate of Bewick + 60 other Bewick illustrations in text.
Publisher London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1924.
Seller ID 9451
The first modern edition of Bewick's Memoir : 'There has been no reprint of the book since its first publication in 1862, and it has long been difficult to obtain a copy' [Selwyn Image : Introduction].
LITERATURE ART BEWICK, THOMAS SELWYN IMAGE JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY ILLUSTRATION WOODCUT WOODENGRAVING ENGRAVING