English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time: RIVIÈRE & SON; TENNIEL, John, illustrator; WHITE, Rev. L.B... English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time: RIVIÈRE & SON; TENNIEL, John, illustrator; WHITE, Rev. L.B... English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time: RIVIÈRE & SON; TENNIEL, John, illustrator; WHITE, Rev. L.B... English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time: RIVIÈRE & SON; TENNIEL, John, illustrator; WHITE, Rev. L.B...

English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time

RIVIÈRE & SON; TENNIEL, John, illustrator; WHITE, Rev. L.B.; RIVIÈRE & Son, Binders

Published by London: The Religious Tract Society, 1864, 1864
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With an Original Tenniel Pencil Drawing and TracingIn An Elegant Binding By RivièreTENNIEL, John, et al, illustrators. WHITE, Rev. L.B. English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time. Collected and Arranged by the Rev. L.B. White, M.A. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1864. First edition. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in; 215 x 146 mm). xvi, 190, [2] pp. With an original drawing and tracing in pencil by Tenniel for his illustration, Fleeing From Wrath, on page 101. Thirty-one black and white illustrations. Bound c. 1920 by Rivière & Son (stamp-signed) in full navy blue crushed morocco featuring rectilinear gilt double fillet borders and gilt corner-pieces with black rosettes enclosing central panel. Gilt rolled raised bands, gilt ornamented compartments. Gilt rolled edges. Board turn-ins reiterate cover design. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. Housed in a navy blue morocco-edged, marbled paper slipcase.Poetry includes work by Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Jon Milton, Francis Quarles, John Dryden, John Bunyan, etc.Illustrators include John Tenniel, George Du Maurier, J.W. North, Percival Skelton, J.D. Watson, etc. Whilst best remembered as the illustrator of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, Sir John Tenniel contibuted many other illustrations in the later nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 02861

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Title: English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time

Publisher: London: The Religious Tract Society, 1864

Publication Date: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

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