A History of English Literature in Series of Biographical Sketches; T. Nelson an...
A History of English Literature in Series of Biographical SketchesAbout this object
A History of English Literature has a cloth binding with decoration embossed on covers and spine. On the flyleaf, in pencil, is the owner's signature, "Elizabeth Jane Marsh". On the same page, in pencil, B'burn library" as well as an embossed stamp "Adam Holden, 48 Church ST., Liverpool"
The author, William Francis Collier, made know his objectives in the Preface: ".... to shew how the books, which we prize among the brightest of our national glories, have grown out of human lives - rooted oftener, perhaps, in sorrow than in joy; and how the scenery and the society, amid which an author played out his fleeting part, have left indelible hues upon the pages that he wrote".
The owner's signature, Elizabeth Jane Marsh, in pencil, is on the flyleaf. On the same page, in pencil : B'burn library, as well as an embossed stamp: "Adam Holden, 48 Church St, Liverpool"Measurements
H 190mm x W 126mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the Bannockburn Public Library CollectionCredit Line
From the collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type