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A Victorian Scrapbook, Victoriana Hardcover, Priscilla Dunhill, First Edition, 1989

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A Victorian Scrapbook, by Priscilla Dunhill, 152 pages, hardcover w/dust jacket, First Edition, oversized 10.5" x 10.5".....Full of lovely color illustrations, and illustrated end pages. Pink cloth hardcovers with gilt lettering are FINE. Collages of cards, cutouts, calendars, and other artwork from a century ago are complemented by essays and anecdotes on Victorian manners. Inspired by the charming scrapbooks kept by Victorian ladies and their children, A VICTORIAN SCRAPBOOK is a resplendent celebration of Victoriana. The text includes excerpts from the age's poets, chroniclers, and eccentrics. Scattered throughout are scores of richly colored period illustrations. Neither a facsimile nor a reproduction, it is a collection of lush compositions....extremely fine condition