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The Chase. A Poem.

Engraved by Thomas Bewick (English, 1753–1828), After John Bewick (English, 1760–1795), Author William Somerville (English, 1675–1742), Printer William Bulmer (English, 1757–1830)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Hugo, Bewick Collector, 94


Overall: 28.7 x 23 x 4.2 cm (11 5/16 x 9 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1796) Large quarto; 75 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown morocco (Morrell; in tan phase box).

Illustrations to poems and decorative vignettes

London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1796


G. C. Smith, Jr. [bookplate]; Louis W. Black, Boston, by whom given to MFA, November 9, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Louis W. Black