Title: Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music
Author: Henry Davenport Northrop (Ed)
Publisher: Estill & Co.
Publication Date: 1888
Notes: Original burgundy leather boards(10.5" H x 7.5" W) with stamped design and gilt lettering and decorations on cover and gilt lettering and five raised bands along spine; moderate rubbing along edges. Binding secure but around 10 loose pages in front section. Contents clean and unmarked except for gift inscription page filled in but undated. 632 pages featuring full page Steel engravings by Illman Brothers suitable for framing including: "The Letter at the Gate" by Fontana; "Fannie's Pets"' "Health and Beauty" by Richter; "Looking to the Future"; "Gonin' Thro' the Rye" (Halibuth)- colored; "Yes or No?"; "The Fond Adieu"; "The Invitation"; "Gathering Wild Flowers" (Folingaby); "The Fair Dreamer" (Ekwall) - colored; "Romeo and Juliet" - colored; "Expectation"; "Shipwrecked Hopes"; "Happy Days of Childhood"; " A Game Two Can Play At" . In addition to poetry book includes "Choice Selections of Vocal and Instrumental Music for the Home Circle". Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Sku: 019153