The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year. Photography, John KEBLE.
The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year
The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year
The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year
The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year
The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year

The Christian Year. Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year

London, Peacock, Mansfield and Britton, 1870 (extra-illustrated edition, using the sheets of the 131st edition published by James Parker and Co., Oxford).

Small octavo, xii, 383 pages plus a duplicate title leaf printed in gold, list of illustrations, 13 original albumen paper photographs (one mounted on the duplicate title leaf, 12 mounted on gold-bordered leaves).

Full brown morocco with a gilt-edged red morocco onlay in the shape of a cross on the front cover; spine compartments and sides bordered in blind; all edges gilt; covers a little rubbed and marked; spine a little sunned; a very good copy.

A deluxe edition of Keble's influential collection of poems, extra-illustrated with 13 original photographs of important religious paintings. This copy comes from the collection of South Australian pastoralist Henry Dutton (1844-1914), and contains an additional albumen paper photograph portrait of him mounted on the recto of the frontispiece. A calligraphic inscription in red and black on an early blank reads: 'An Offering to Henry Dutton from the Chorister Boys of Christ Church, North Adelaide, October 1871'.

Item #114169

Price: $350.00