Specimens of Original Composition by J. Dodgson, Grimston Lodge, Dec. 1842. [Student's Calligraphy Notebook, Animal Illustrations]

Dodgson, John; [MANUSCRIPT; CALLIGRAPHY; STUDENT'S NOTEBOOK; ILLUSTRATIONS; POEMS; HANDWRITTEN]

Published by Grimston Lodge / Bramham College [Yorkshire], 1842
Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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Decorative paper wraps; pp. [24], each with a calligraphic poem and drawing on the verso, plus 3 additional compositions laid-in. Covers rubbed, a little chipped at corners and along edges; spine chipped. One of the laid-in compositions is lightly chipped along the fore-edge, nowhere infringing upon the lettering or drawing. Internally quite lovely, with compositions suitable for framing. Thirteen original poems and drawings (3 of which are laid-in), dating 1842-1846. Remarkably adept, accomplished floral and animal motifs, and short verses. A wonderful exercise in calligraphy and illustration, featuring cats, horses, swans, foxes, roses, and more. Bookseller Inventory # D1570

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Title: Specimens of Original Composition by J. ...

Publisher: Grimston Lodge / Bramham College [Yorkshire]

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good+

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