Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album.
London. Henry Frowde, 1906.
Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in.
An attractively bound Edwardian birthday album, each date accompanied by one or more quotations from the work of notable authors, inter alia, Victor Hugo, Dryden , Shelley, Longfellow, and Shakespeare.£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 23357