1830s - 1840s ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN BOOK OF MEMORIES, SENTIMENTS, ESSAYS, POETRY, HYMNS, RIDDLES AND CLASSICAL LITERATURE IN A STUNNING BURGUNDY LEATHER FINE BINDING

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,285.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


On offer is an exceptional 1830s-1840s manuscript album of memories, stories and poetry. Stunning well kept cover, burgundy leather with embossed classical harp/lyre design with gilt edges, silk moiré endpapers, a strong gilt spine treatment makes for a beautifully well preserved relic of early/mid 19th century poetic, literary and religious thought. Originally found in Kitchener-Waterloo/London Ontario area estate there are no clues to location or authorship save for G. Wilmot 1834 watermark on the multi-colored papers. Every entry is in lovely calligraphy with what appears to be one main unidentified hand but a few others writing entries. Titles include: 'The Suffering and Example of Christ', 'O Childhood is a Holy Thing', 'The Thrush', 'The Evening Star' with authors credited: Wordsworth, Richardson's Geology, W.C. Bennett, Gerald Griffin, Lockhart, Richard Lovelace, Motherwell, Tennyson +++. There are also about a half dozen lovely plates being tipped in and hand drawn prints: Napoleon's Tomb, an English manor, some florals etc. Over one hundred pages, perhaps two-thirds full. Save for the odd blemish mostly in the inside front cover this book would be Fine.; English; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; MEMORY BOOK, HYMNS, CANADIANA, ALBUM, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, antiquité, contrat, vélin, document, manuscrit, papier Antike, Brief, Pergament, Dokument, Manuskript, Papier oggetto d'antiquariato, atto, velina, documento, manoscritto, carta antigüedad, hecho, vitela, documento, Manuscrito, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, DIARY, JOURNAL, LOG, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, DIARIES, JOURNALS, LOGS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY,

Title: 1830s - 1840s ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN BOOK OF MEMORIES, SENTIMENTS, ESSAYS, POETRY, HYMNS, RIDDLES AND CLASSICAL LITERATURE IN A STUNNING BURGUNDY LEATHER FINE BINDING

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, All, 19th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: KITCHENER WATERLOO LONDON GUELPH ONTARIO ON, 1835

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0001231

Keywords: Memory Book HYMNS CANADIANA ALBUM HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT Antiquité Contrat Vélin