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[Selections from ‘Once a Week’. 1862-1863. Vol. I. Published and printed by Bradbury and Evans.]Some of the artists whose illustrations are in this volume are: E. J. Poynter, G. J. Pinwell, F. Shields, G. du Maurier, C. Keene, J. E. Millais, J. Tenniel, F. Wallker. The illustrations are variously signed: “Swain”. The illustration in the issue dated April 18, 1863 page 476 is after Poynter, which accompanies the poem: Duci of the Dale”, by Arthur J. Munby. The Illustration in the issue dated April 25, 1862 page 477 is after George John Pinwell, accompanying “A foggy story”. The illustration in the issue dated December 20, 1862, page 722 is after E. J. Poynter, accompanying “A fellow-traveller’s story”. The illustration in the issue dated December 28, 1861, page 1 is after George du Maurier, accompanying chapter I of “the Admiral’s daughters, by A. Stewart Harrison. 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 five panels by raised bands. In panels two and three, the title and volume number: “/ Woodcuts/ from / Once/ a Week/ Vol./ I/” are tooled in gold. Panels 1,3,5 , 6 are in gold, tooled with centred flowers, with stars around these, and leaves on each panel corner.
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Height: 242 millimetres
Thickness: 23 millimetres
Width: 174 millimetres
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Associated Title: Ducie of the Dale.
Associated Title: A foggy story.
Associated Title: A fellow-traveller's story.
Associated Title: The Admiral's daughters.
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