Hone’s Everyday Book (page 2/6)

[picture: Front Cover, Hone's Everyday Book]

Front Cover, Hone’s Everyday Book

The cover of my copy of Hone’s Everyday Book. [$]

[picture: Bookplate, R. B. Colvin]

Bookplate, R. B. Colvin

It seems that my copy of this book once belonged to one B. B. Colvin, probably Beale Blackwell Colvin (1809 – 1865), of Monkham’s Hall, Waltham, Essex; he was the high sheriff of Essex in 1848. [more...] [$]

[picture: Bona Dea - The Earth]

Bona Dea - The Earth

(Frontispiece) [more...] [$]

[picture: January]


A mean wearing warm boots, coat and hat walks through the snow, blowing on his hands to warm them, and is accompanied by a dog. The roofs of a nearby farm and house are covered in snow. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gymnastics for Youth]

Gymnastics for Youth

Children play on swings and on a climbing frame in a park. [$]

[picture: St. Simon Stylites, Hermit of the Pillar]
[picture: Aquarius, or, the Water Bearer.]

Aquarius, or, the Water Bearer.

“The sun enters Aquarius on this day [21st January], though he does not enter it in the visible zodiac until the 18th of February. [more...] [$]

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