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The May Blossom: Or The Princess and Her People, Marion M. Wingrave
Author Name:    Marion M. Wingrave

Title:   The May Blossom: Or The Princess and Her People

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   London Frederick Warne & Co. 1881

Illustrator:   H. H. Emmerson

Seller ID:   000067

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.

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED, ANTIQUARIAN, COLLECTIBLE, VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATIONS, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS, VICTORIAN, DALZIEL BROTHERS,



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