A History of English Literature in Series of Biographical Sketches; T. Nelson an...

Name/Title

A History of English Literature in Series of Biographical Sketches

About 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".

Maker

T. Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, London

Maker Role

Publisher

Date Made

1862

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

Cardboard
Paper
Textile

Inscription and Marks

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 126mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Book

Subject and Association Keywords

Personal effects

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Named Collection

From the Bannockburn Public Library Collection

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2012.472

Rights

All rights reserved

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