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[Selections from ‘Once a Week’. 1860-1864. Vol. II. Published and printed by Bradbury and Evans.] Some of the artists whose illustrations are in this volume are: F. Walker, J. E. Millais, F. Shields, G. du Maurier, C. Keene, M. J. Lawless, F. Leighton, F. Sandys. The illustrations are variously signed: “Swain”. The illustration in the issue dated Nov. 23, 1861, page 631, after F. Shields, is captioned at the page head as: “Rosamond, Queen of the Lombards”, and accompanies the poem: “Phantasy”, by CSE (?). The illustration in the issue dated July 13, 1861 page 43, is after T. Morten, and accompanies the poem: “The father of the regiment”. 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./ II/” 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: 241 millimetres
Thickness: 25 millimetres
Width: 173 millimetres
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Associated Title: The father of the regiment.
Associated Title: Rosamund, Queen of the Lombards.
Associated Title: The prodigal son.
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