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The Four Seasons at the Lakes

Bell, Charles Dent. Illuminated by Blanche de Montmorency Conyers Morrell.

Published by Marcus Ward & Co., London and Belfast
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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4to. 29.5 by 24.5 cm. N.d., circa 1878. Seventeen plates, including title and "Finis" page, featuring chromolithographed decoration and pictorial vignettes and Gothic Fraktur lettering of the verse. Designed as a pretty, comparatively inexpensive chromolithographed "illuminated manuscript". The decoration is a wide mix of typical Medieval ornament, flowers, butterflies, foliage, geometrics, with the vignettes being pretty views of mountains and lakes, as promised by the title. Minor fraying along the front joint, and other light to moderate wear of the decorated cloth. The cards have a slight bend to them but are clean and bright. Decorated and Blindstamped Cloth. Bookseller Inventory # 004656

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Title: The Four Seasons at the Lakes

Publisher: Marcus Ward & Co., London and Belfast

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition.

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