1868 Rare Book - LILLIPUT LEVEE, Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods illustrated by Pre -Raphaelite John Everett Millais and others.
Author: (William Brighty Rands). (Illustrated by John Everett Millais, C. Green, G. J. Pinwell and B. Bradley).
Title: LILLIPUT LEVEE. Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods.
Publisher: London, Strahan & Co., Publishers, 1868. Second Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 5.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: viii-209 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Good and attractive original ornate gilt-stamped design full-cloth binding (rear upper hinge worn but tight - as shown, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Good content (bright, tight, some foxing and staining - as shown, endpapers and endpapers' hinges worn but still tight - as shown, faded gift note of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated by John Everett Millais, C. Green, G. J. Pinwell and B. Bradley.
The book: Scarce second edition of those Poems of childhood - LILLIPUT LEVEE by William Brighty Rands.
The illustrator: Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
The author: William Brighty Rands (24 December 1823, Chelsea, Middlesex — 23 April 1882 at the age of 58, East Dulwich, London) was a British writer and one of the major authors of nursery rhymes of the Victorian era. He studied from age 8 to 13. He was mostly self-taught. He joined parliament but left due to poor health. His pen names are Matthew Browne, Henry Holbeach, and T.Talker.
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1868 Rare Book - LILLIPUT LEVEE, Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods illustrated by Pre -Raphaelite John Everett Millais and others. Price List