The Chase; A Poem

London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. 1802.

Second Bewick edition. 8vo. 235x160mm. pp. xxiii, [i bl]; 105 [1bl]. Illustrated with thirteen wood engravings, twelve by Thomas Bewick from designs by his brother John and the final one by Bewick's pupil Charlton Nesbit. Bound in navy blue morocco, decorated in gilt and blind. Turn ins decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Corners a little worn, some marking and scuffing to boards and rubbing to upper joint but overall a handsome binding in good condition. Some foxing and spotting but otherwise internally very good. A nice copy of this popular poetical work on hunting charmingly illustrated.

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