Chicago: Cherryburn Press, 1972. 7 1/2 x 6. Six-page booklet and 10 folder-mats. Nine mats contain an impression from the original wood block, along with a reproduction of Bewick's drawing for that block. The 10th, "Harrier Dog," was printed from a photoengraved block. Cloth & paste-paper boards. Fine in matching slipcase, with prospectus. Item #16977
One of 160 copies, signed by Middleton, who printed this work on a Washington handpress, in black & red. Nine of the wood engravings are printed from the original blocks for "Birds" and Quadrupeds." Bewick, with his white line engravings on endgrain, is considered the "Father of wood engraving."