OUR VILLAGE

By: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrations)]; MITFORD, MARY RUSSELL

Price: $375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good+


London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. First Thus. C8vo (5” x 7?”). pp. 256.

Half burgundy calf over blue, grey and burgundy marbled paper; Spine with 5 raised bands with two compartments containing titles with single rule orders and the remaining compartments containing filigree cornices and ruled borders; marbled eps matching the cover papers; t.e.g.

Originally published as a serial in The Lady's magazine during the 1820s and 1830s, Our Village is collection of essays about English rural life during the Regency and Georgian eras sketches of rural life written by Mary Russell Mitford (1787–1855) who based her essays upon her life in Three Mile Cross, a hamlet in the parish of Shinfield (south-east of Reading in Berkshire). Hugh Thomson's illustrative interpretation of Mitford's stories was published in 1893, eventually becoming as popular as his treatment of Cranford and The Ballad of Beau Brocade, his two previous illustrated books.

Includes 100 textual and full page illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Part of Macmillan's "Cranford Series".

A very good + copy with a touch of rubbing to the extremities and light fading to the spine leather - the spine gilt is still quite bright.

Balston I: 7; Spielmann and Jerrold 10.

Title: OUR VILLAGE

Author Name: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrations)]; MITFORD, MARY RUSSELL

Illustrator: Hugh Thomson

Categories: Macmillan Cranford Series, Cranford School of Illustration, Illustrated, FICTION - 19TH C. ENGLISH, HUGH THOMSON,

Edition: First thus

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Company: 1893

Binding: Half calf

Book Condition: Very good+

Size: C8vo

Seller ID: 1708

Keywords: Macmillan's Cranford Series; Hugh Thomson; Fine Binding