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The Quiver. [An illustrated magazine of social, intellectual and religious progress. Volume IV. London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, Ludgate Hill, E. C. and 196 Broadway, New York. 1868- 1869.] 832p. no separate plates. The issues in this volume are from Saturday, October 10, 1868 to Saturday, October 10, 1869. Some of the illustrators in this volume are: F. W. Leighton, W. Small, M. E. Edwards, M. W. Ridley, C. J. Staniland, L. Taylor, J. A. PAsquier, H. Woods, R. Barnes, J. D. Watson, Edith Dunn, W. L. Thomas, S. L. Fildes. W. Jones, R.Newcombe, J. N. Lee, The late George H. Thomas, H. Birtles. The plates are signed variously: “W. Thomas”. The illustration on page 617 is after Edith Dunn, is signed with her initials bottom right, and is captioned: ““Bonnie Katie McKelvie, crouched behind the rock.” – p. 621.”, accompanying the story: ““Lost” a true story”, by J. Hering. The illustration on page 777 is after Ridley, is signed bottom right, is captioned with the verse lines: ““/Tread we now the oaken stair,/ Spiring to the castle tower.” –p. 776”, accompanying the poem “The castle stair”, by B. The Editor’s note on page 832 gives details of the contents of the next volume to be published.
Binding: Light brown endpapers and pastedowns. Edges sprinkled with red ink. Half red morocco, with green bead grain cloth sides. The spine is blocked in gold and is divided into five panels by false raised bands. Small plant decoration is tooled in gold on each raised band with double fillets above and below each. Panel two has the title: “/ The/ Quiver./”; panel four has the date: “/1869/ “ tooled in gold.
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Height: 253 millimetres
Thickness: 51 millimetres
Width: 184 millimetres
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- For details of article on 'The Quiver' in the Victoria Web, see:
http://www.victorianweb.org/periodicals/quiver/cooke.html (accessed July 2018)
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Associated Title: The Castle Stair [poem].
Associated Title: Lost. A true story.
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