Very beautiful English publisher's half binding, in leather, spine adorned with a rich golden décor, blind-stamped percaline covers, all edges gilt.
A luxurious English publication, a sort of Keepsake featuring poems, fragments of prose, and illustrated with 36 fine English steel prints (prints on thick paper under silk pages): a frontispiece plate with a vignette on the title page and 34 tipped-in steel plates under silk pages after Thomas Allom, Austin, Melville, Purser etc. Views of cities in India, England, Canada, Malaysia, some portraits, historical and genre scenes.
A work published by the English poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838, best known by her initials L.E.L.). From the library of Marquis de Champagné-Giffart (ex-libris engraving)
Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Title: Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap-Book 1836: With poetical illustrations. by L.E. Landon. -
Place: Publisher, date: London: Fisher, 1836
Collation: 56 pages - 36 collated plates complete -
Format: quarto (29 x 23 cm).
Condition: Beautiful copy in very good condition, well-holding and very decorative binding, the leather is rubbed to the joints and headcap/tailcap. The percaline of the cover is a little discoloured on the edges. One damaged corner. Inside in very good overall condition, some foxing mainly in the margins.
Weight: 1200 g
- Number of Books
- Art, Bindings, History, Illustrated, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
- Book Title
- Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap-Book 1836: With poetical illustrations. by L.E. L
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- Number of pages
- 29×23 cm