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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: BELL, CHARLES DENT (1818-1898) Title: THE FOUR SEASONS AT THE LAKES by Charles Dent Bell, M.A. Rector of Cheltenham and Hony. Canon of Carlisle. Author of Voices from the Lakes and other Poems. Illuminated by Blanche de Montmorency Conyers Morrell.
Description: London & Belfast, Marcus Ward & Co. 1878 according to British Library. Illuminated in colour, gold and silver (16 leaves) by Blanche de Montmorency Conyers Morrell. . Quarto blue cloth gilt, decorated cover title on bevelled boards lower cover blindstamped (repair to 1" split to one hinge, tips worn) All Edges Gilt. Title illuminated with vignette + 15 illuminated pages of poems some poetry printed in colours and gilt or silver and all with illuminated decoration. All pages printed on thick card, with a guard sheet and mounted on a linen stub at the gutter margin. Thus the sheets lie flat and smooth. Decoration includes flowers, butterflies, birds, small views of Lake District. *Bell was Rector of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.
Keywords: illuminated illustrated Victorian poetry Lake District
Price: GBP 50.00 = appr. US$ 71.40 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V74782
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