By Helen Allingham; Marcus B. Huish
London   Adam and Charles Black
9.5" by 7.5" xi [1], 1-204pp
The first edition of this beautifully illustrated celebration of England, with colour plates by the renowned artist Helen Allingham.
By Helen Allingham; Marcus B. Huish

1903 Happy England

London   Adam and Charles Black
9.5" by 7.5" xi [1], 1-204pp
The first edition of this beautifully illustrated celebration of England, with colour plates by the renowned artist Helen Allingham.
£45.00
: 1kgs / : 908F37

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Description

First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

The first trade edition of this work.

'Happy England' examines at various scenes of England, such as the woods and fields, cottages, gardens, as well as the house of Alfred Tennyson.

Illustrated with a frontispiece and eighty coloured plates, retaining the original tissue guard. Collated, complete.

Illustrated by Helen Allingham. Allingham was a Victorian watercolourist, often contributing illustrations to periodicals and books. Her work influenced Vincent Van Gogh when he saw her paintings in 'The Graphic' newspaper.

Written by Marcus Bourne Huish. Huish was a writer and art dealer.

With the former owner's inscription of George T Giddings, dated 1904, to the front free endpaper.

Condition

In the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding. Boards bright. Bumping to back strip head and tail, with a touch of adhesive residue to back strip head and tail. Hinges strained, with front hinge tender and rear hinge firmly held. Inscription to front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages lightly age toned, with instances of foxing throughout.

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