Patmore, Coventry. The children's garland from the best poets. Selected and arranged by Coventry Patmore. Illustrated by J. Lawson [i.e. John Lawson]. London: Macmillan and Co., 1873. London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, printers. xiii, 344p. 14 plates. The plates are signed with “Lawson” [i.e. John Lawson] and “Swain Sc” [i. e Joseph Swain]. The frontispiece plate (intended to opposite page 88 is entitled: “/ The Dream of Eugene Aram. – P. 88./ Front./” The illustration on the title page shows a knight with a lyre, possibly singing to his lady on the balcony above him. There are also two children and a dog and a bird, to the right of the knight. The illustration is signed: “T. Woolner Delt” [i.e. Thomas Woolner] and C H Jeens sculpt” [i.e. Charles Henry Jeens]. Robin de Beaumont's notes regarding price and dating of this copy are written on the front endpaper verso. The bookplate of Robin de Beaumont is on the front paste down.
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