SPIRITED FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A FOX-CHASE ON SOMERVILLE’S “THE CHASE,” 1802, ILLUSTRATED BY THE BEWICKS
(FORE-EDGE PAINTING) SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase; a Poem. London, 1802.
Later illustrated edition of “The Chase,” “held in high esteem by sportsmen,” with 13 fine wood-engraved vignettes by John and Thomas Bewick, and sporting a wonderful early fore-edge painting of the hunt, handsomely bound. $2200.