[Selections from ‘Once a Week’. 1859-1860. Vol. III. Published and printed by Bradbury and Evans.] Some of the artists whose illustrations are in this volume are: F. Walker, J. E. Millais, C. Keene, M. J. Lawless, T. Macquoid, J. Tenniel. The illustrations are variously signed: “Swain”. The illustration in the issue dated Nov. 3, 1863, page 498, is after Macquoid, accompanying the story “The Herberts of Elfdale”, by Mrs. Crowe. The illustration in the issue dated Sept. 24, 1859, page 250 is after Tenniel, accompanying the poem “The King of Thule”, by Theodore Martin. Robin de Beaumont’s notes about this copy are on the front endpaper verso.
Binding: Gilt edges. Half calf, marbled sides, endpapers and pastedowns. Stamped on upper endpaper verso: “Bound by Riviere and Son”. The spine is tooled in gold, and divided into six panels by raised bands. In panels two and three, the title and volume number: “/ Woodcuts/ from / Once/ a Week/ In the/ sixties/” are tooled in gold. Panels 1,3,… (See Merlin record for full description)
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