Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book. ANON.
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book
Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book

Floral 4 water-colour illustrated manuscript poetry book

Date Published: [1830]
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover

8 x 10 inches. 19th century manuscript containing poetry by various authors including Scott and Byron as well as some unpublished poetry. Contents written in various hands. Period 1/2 morocco over decorative paper, Six leaves with watercolours, including 4 hand-colored floral designs and 2 others in black watercolor house in forest and small music related image. Total of 136 pages of written manuscript (beautiful calligraphy) of poems. Binding rubbed along hinges, some loss at corners, general wear, contents with minor soiling from handling, otherwise, very good condition.

Some content: The Brunswick Club invitation to join declined letter copied from The Times published on September 1, 1828 on 1 page handwritten letter, 8-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches mounted on page. The Parerre? 3pp.; Mrs. Siddoms on Learning the Stage 29 June, 1812; Padre on the Old Graffer Gray; The Soldier’s Wife; The Dead Friend by Southey; Lines from the Corsair by Lord Byron; At Parting; Energy on an Idiot; Beveillee; Religion

“Why does the painful thorn presume; Sonnet; Farewell; An Ode to Friendship 4pp. (not William Woty poem);A Woman “Oh woman how I long to see” and

To Spoil the rosés soft perfume

It was Providence intended,

Our pains and pleasures should be blended

We smile to-day, to-morrow mourn

nor find a rose without a thorn”

poem from circa 1820 book, Conversations on Botany

Watercolour of Rose with Thorns on next page
Item #7511

$500.00 USD
$666.20 CAD

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