Item #282 The Blossoms of Morality. Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. By the Editor of the Looking-Glass for the Mind. With Forty-seven Cuts, Designed and Engraved by I. Bewick. Bewick illustrations, Richard Johnson, attrib.
The Blossoms of Morality. Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. By the Editor of the Looking-Glass for the Mind. With Forty-seven Cuts, Designed and Engraved by I. Bewick.
The Blossoms of Morality. Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. By the Editor of the Looking-Glass for the Mind. With Forty-seven Cuts, Designed and Engraved by I. Bewick.

The Blossoms of Morality. Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. By the Editor of the Looking-Glass for the Mind. With Forty-seven Cuts, Designed and Engraved by I. Bewick.

London: Printed for E. Newbery, the corner of St. Paul’s Church-Yard, [1796]. Second edition, but the first illustrated edition with wood-engraved illustrations and vignettes by and after John Bewick. The publisher’s advertisement apologizes for the delay in publication, as Bewick was ill, and subsequently died prior to publication, this being advertised as his final work.

12mo. x, 221pp., [1]. ESTC T133463. Hugo 87.
Very good in contemporary tree sheep, rubbed, rebacked preserving old spine, one corner repaired, and occasional scattered light soiling. Item #282

Price: $250.00

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