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The Resource A Booke of ye olde English fayre, with contributions in pen & pencil by Lady Constance Howard, Miss Jean Middlemass, The Hon. Lewis Wingfield ... [et al.]

A Booke of ye olde English fayre, with contributions in pen & pencil by Lady Constance Howard, Miss Jean Middlemass, The Hon. Lewis Wingfield ... [et al.]

Label
A Booke of ye olde English fayre
Title
A Booke of ye olde English fayre
Statement of responsibility
with contributions in pen & pencil by Lady Constance Howard, Miss Jean Middlemass, The Hon. Lewis Wingfield ... [et al.]
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Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A Booke of ye olde English fayre, with contributions in pen & pencil by Lady Constance Howard, Miss Jean Middlemass, The Hon. Lewis Wingfield ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Souvenir book and program for Ye Old English Fayre, a charity fair held at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, June 8-10, 1881, to raise funds for the support of Chelsea Hospital for Women
  • Imprint from front cover; imprint date transposed from title
  • Verso of t.p.: "Maister George Falkner & hys sons have arranged and imprynted thys booke, at their greate house, numbered 170 in Dean's Gate, in ye citie of Manchester, in ye yeere of our Lord mdccclxxxj."
  • Illustrations include pictorial letters, small vignettes, head- and tail-pieces throughout; two full-page illustrations by George Cruikshank: "Ye awfully utter, ye utterly awful," engraved by A. Gascoine (p. 47) ; and "Life's tragedy" (p. 55); in-text illustration "Charity" by Faustin, signed "Catrell, Eng." (p. 49)
  • Original illustrated stiff paper covers; upper cover designed by Walter Crane, and engraved by Swain; lower cover contains acknowledgment of charitable gift of 100 pounds from drapers Marshall and Snelgrove of Oxford Street; both covers printed in black, with red ruled borders
  • Issued with pink quarter-page subscription form bound in before t.p., soliciting donations to the Chelsea Hospital for Women
  • Advertisements of firms who contributed merchandise for sale at the fair on p. [i]-lviii, [2] at end
Contents
(from table of contents:) Details of management and editor's note -- Plantagenet's Well / by Lady C. Howard -- Twice deceived / by the Hon. Lewis Wingfield -- The dead fair / by Mr. John Hollingshead -- A little gossip about fairs / by Mr. Frank A. Marshall -- A sad old story / by Mr. A.H. Wall -- Express speed / by Miss Jean Middlemass -- The ladies' appeal / by Mr. John Meek Milner -- Programme -- Patrons, committees, and description of "Fayre" -- "Ye awfully utter" / illustration by Mr. Geo. Cruikshank -- Plan of the "Fayre" -- "Charity" / illustration by Mr. B. Faustin -- List of stalls and stallholders -- Extra shows -- "Life's tragedy" / illustration by Mr. Geo. Cruikshank -- Index to entertainments -- Programme of organ recitals by Mr. Augustus L. Tamplin -- Programme of Mr. Ridley Prentice's concert -- Programme of Mr. Frederick H. Cowen's concert -- Programme of music, band of 2nd Life Guards -- An unique souvenir of autographs -- Advertisements
Dimensions
22 x 18 cm.
Extent
65, lviii, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: lower right corner of upper cover broken off; t.p. complete, but detached. Bookplate of C.K. Ogden on front pastedown. Glassine dust jacket; in modern yellow cloth phase box and matching slipcase; gold-stamped brown leather spine label, with title "A book of olde English fayre 1881."
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13111906
  • ucoclc13111906
Label
A Booke of ye olde English fayre, with contributions in pen & pencil by Lady Constance Howard, Miss Jean Middlemass, The Hon. Lewis Wingfield ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
  • Souvenir book and program for Ye Old English Fayre, a charity fair held at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, June 8-10, 1881, to raise funds for the support of Chelsea Hospital for Women
  • Imprint from front cover; imprint date transposed from title
  • Verso of t.p.: "Maister George Falkner & hys sons have arranged and imprynted thys booke, at their greate house, numbered 170 in Dean's Gate, in ye citie of Manchester, in ye yeere of our Lord mdccclxxxj."
  • Illustrations include pictorial letters, small vignettes, head- and tail-pieces throughout; two full-page illustrations by George Cruikshank: "Ye awfully utter, ye utterly awful," engraved by A. Gascoine (p. 47) ; and "Life's tragedy" (p. 55); in-text illustration "Charity" by Faustin, signed "Catrell, Eng." (p. 49)
  • Original illustrated stiff paper covers; upper cover designed by Walter Crane, and engraved by Swain; lower cover contains acknowledgment of charitable gift of 100 pounds from drapers Marshall and Snelgrove of Oxford Street; both covers printed in black, with red ruled borders
  • Issued with pink quarter-page subscription form bound in before t.p., soliciting donations to the Chelsea Hospital for Women
  • Advertisements of firms who contributed merchandise for sale at the fair on p. [i]-lviii, [2] at end
Contents
(from table of contents:) Details of management and editor's note -- Plantagenet's Well / by Lady C. Howard -- Twice deceived / by the Hon. Lewis Wingfield -- The dead fair / by Mr. John Hollingshead -- A little gossip about fairs / by Mr. Frank A. Marshall -- A sad old story / by Mr. A.H. Wall -- Express speed / by Miss Jean Middlemass -- The ladies' appeal / by Mr. John Meek Milner -- Programme -- Patrons, committees, and description of "Fayre" -- "Ye awfully utter" / illustration by Mr. Geo. Cruikshank -- Plan of the "Fayre" -- "Charity" / illustration by Mr. B. Faustin -- List of stalls and stallholders -- Extra shows -- "Life's tragedy" / illustration by Mr. Geo. Cruikshank -- Index to entertainments -- Programme of organ recitals by Mr. Augustus L. Tamplin -- Programme of Mr. Ridley Prentice's concert -- Programme of Mr. Frederick H. Cowen's concert -- Programme of music, band of 2nd Life Guards -- An unique souvenir of autographs -- Advertisements
Dimensions
22 x 18 cm.
Extent
65, lviii, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: lower right corner of upper cover broken off; t.p. complete, but detached. Bookplate of C.K. Ogden on front pastedown. Glassine dust jacket; in modern yellow cloth phase box and matching slipcase; gold-stamped brown leather spine label, with title "A book of olde English fayre 1881."
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13111906
  • ucoclc13111906

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