An Island Story
Pictures from “An Island Story” by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall (1867-1941), with illustrations by Archibald Stevenson Forrest (1869-1963)
The book is a potted history of Britain for children, written in what today would be considered a rather condescending tone (are you sitting comfortably, children?) and with a somewhat moralistic slant; it was published in 1907 and reprinted in 1920; I have the 1920 edition.
Purchased at Picton Antiques Fair, May 2009, for $10
The Lady Rowena and the Golden Cup
Vortigern came and admired the castle [Thong Castle, near Lincoln] very much, although he was still rather angry with Hengist for having cheated him about the land. [more...]
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