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Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A.

With Personal Reminiscences

By Mrs. Bray

1851 - London - John Murray

8.5" by 7", xxiv, 246pp

 

 

DETAILS

A finely bound first edition of the beautifully illustrated biography of artist Thomas Stothard.

Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration.

With the bookplate for S. F. Widdrington to the front pastedown.

Thomas Stothard, 1755 - 1834, was an English painter and engraver.

Anna Eliza Bray, 1790 - 1883, was an English novelist and writer, first married to Charles Alfred Stothard, son of Thomas Stothard. "Bray's career was varied, her output consisting of twelve historical novels and twelve works of non-fiction, issuing from some of London's best publishing houses, including John Murray, Longmans, Bentley, and Chapman and Hall. As a novelist she aimed to create living history in her narratives, and she was careful to construct each novel's period and setting with sufficient accuracy." (DNB)

Shallcross Fitzherbert Jacson was the nephew of Samuel Edward Widdrington, 17871856, the writer on Spain. He inherited his estates and name.

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm. The front inner hinge is very slightly strained. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild rubbing. Internally the pages are bright with scattered spots. Overall the condition is very good.

 
 


 

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