Home Thoughts and Home Scenes

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Ingelow, Jean, et. al. (contrib.s), and Arthur Boyd Houghton (illus.), HOME THOUGHTS AND HOME SCENES IN ORIGINAL POEMS ... AND PICTURES (London: Routledge Warne & Routledge, 1865).  First edition, 25 x 20cm [4to], in publisher's dark green sand-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt & embossed decorations & title to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., lt. chocolate eps., [i-x], 1-35 (plates) + I-XXXV (text) +[70 blank versos] cardstock pp., w/35 wood engravings by the Dalziels after A.B. Houghton.  "Dalziel's Gift Book for 1865," printed at the Camden Press, London.  Binding Very Good (extremities moderately bumped, & a few faded spots to cloth); contents Very Good (prelims & final leaf a bit foxed w/occas. lt. spotting elsewhere).  White 126 ("absolutely essential to any representative collection of the period") & 165, Dalziels 354, Reid 7 & 196 ("the book of 1865"), Ray 200, Wolff 7793, de Beaumont 127, Goldman 57 (see also pp.126 & 128).  (Inv. #622)  C$800





Front cover
Rear cover
Ingelow, Jean, et. al. (contrib.s), and Arthur Boyd Houghton (illus.), HOME THOUGHTS AND HOME SCENES IN ORIGINAL POEMS ... AND PICTURES (London: Routledge Warne & Routledge, 1865).  First edition, 24.5 x 19cm [4to], sumptuously bound by S. Hogg (stamped to verso of fr. ep.) in royal blue morocco w/decorative gilt borders to covers & gilt decorations & title to spine, 5 raised bands, a.e.g., decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled eps., [i-x], 1-35 (plates) + I-XXXV (text) +[70 blank versos] cardstock pp., w/35 wood engravings by the Dalziels after A.B. Houghton.  "Dalziel's Gift Book for 1865," printed at the Camden Press, London.  With the decorative bookplate of Nigel H.L. Temple to fr. pastedown.  Binding Very Good (spine sl. faded); contents Very Good (1st & final few leaves sl. foxed w/only occas. lt. spotting elsewhere).  White 126 ("absolutely essential to any representative collection of the period") & 165, Dalziels 354, Reid 7 & 196 ("the book of 1865"), Ray 200, Wolff 7793, de Beaumont 127, Goldman 57 (see also pp.126 & 128).  (Inv. #1001)  C$600




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