A portfolio of Thomas Bewick wood engravings [No. 36: The buff-coloured egret]
Publication Information[Chicago] Published by the Newberry Library for the Cherryburn Press
Dimensions20 cm W x 25 cm H (Item)
21 cm W x 26 cm H (Container)
Extent1 print within 2 portfolios (100 plates) in a case
DescriptionWhite line wood engraving, black ink, on Japanese paper.
Prints of birds, animals, and rural scenes from blocks at Newberry Library.
The engravings were printed by R. Hunter Middleton, who selected the blocks from a collection at the Newberry Library.; Limited to 150 copies, of which 125 are for sale. --Prospectus.
Section 1: Birds and vignettes - Plates 1-50
Section 2: Quadrupeds and vignettes - Plates 51-100