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1 Wingrave, Marion A Sea Idyll Shape Book
[1883] Card book Very Good Marion Wingrave 
A charming Victorian shaped poetry book decorated with chromolithograph illustrations. The poem is about friendship and our beautiful world, experienced as the writer looks out to sea one evening. Very nicely presented in card covers tied with a gold coloured cord. The cover shows part of an anchor and chain in gilt. c. 14x12 cm. [at widest points]. Unpaginated [12 pp]. Yellow edge to pages. Every page illustrated. Must have been in a drawer for 130 years - clean with no marks! 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Marion M. Wingrave The May Blossom: Or The Princess and Her People
London Frederick Warne & Co. 1881 First Edition Hardcover Very Good H. H. Emmerson 
There is a chromolithograph illustration on each of the 64 pages, with 21 full page illustrations, the others being half page illustrations with a verse. Engraving / printing by Dalziel Brothers. The storyline follows Princess Victoria through her birth and then on to her past times as she gets older. It was aimed at providing an insight into a Princess's life, but now, over 120 years on, it provides a wonderful insight into Victorian life. The illustrations are typical Victorian, with the style and colouring reminiscent of Kate Greenaway. Condition: Binding: Corners worn and some wear to edges; slight chipping to paper edge of upper board (see photograph). Minor browning to a few pages, slight stain affecting edge (but not illustration) of a few pages. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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