1890 Scarce Victorian Book ~ The Crusader's Christmas by Broadbrim illustrated by Frank Feller.
Publisher: Munich & New York, The Art Lithographic Publishing Co, 1890. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 4".
Pages: Unpaginated (16 pages).
Binding: Attractive and very good cardboard covers cut to the shape of the crusader's armor, ribbon bound (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, small date from a previous 1896 owner on the top margin of the first page - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated by Frank Feller.
Estimate: (Very Scarce with no or few other copies for sale worldwide).
The book: Attractive and scarce cut to the shape copy of The Crusader's Christmas, printed in Germany. This is a Victorian-era Christmas poem. A crusader and his knights leave home on Christmas Eve to fight in the Holy Land, leaving his beautiful wife Genevra. He is fatally wounded, dies, and she pleads with God to lay by his side, a wish that is granted.
The illustrator: Frank Feller (1848–1908) was a Swiss artist who settled in England and made a career as an illustrator and painter. He was particularly well-known as a painter of military scenes and as a painter of postcards.
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