Title: The Life of Man, Symbolised By the Months of...
Publisher: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer
Publication Date: 1866
Illustrator: John Leighton
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
xii, 240pp. Red dimpled morocco & marbled boards & endpapers, a e g. Spine w stamped crosshatch design, raised bands & lettering in gilt. Each month of the year related to the life span of man with poems from Shakespeare, Burns, Milton, Crabbe, Coleridge, Herrick, Ben Jonson, Dryden, Tennyson et al. Elaborately illustrated throughout incl 13 full page engravings by Leighton as well as designs & illus on every page. The interesting thing here is the use of color. This was one of the first books in England to use printed color. Lines & designs in color are used throughout the book and the result is a very lovely, charming & very Victorian production. Internally bright clean, light handling soiling, hardly any foxing. Boards solid, tight, quite bright, spine sharp with light scuffs. Some scuff wear on corners, edges & spine hinges else clean, bright. Overall VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 005958
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