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[picture: Front Cover, My Boy Life]

Images from “My Boy Life, Presented in a Succession of True Stories” by John Carroll D.D. (1809 – 1884), William Briggs, Toronto, 1882, an autobiographical novel. My copy is bound with “Ben Owen: A Lancashire Story” by Jennie Perrett, Wlliam Briggs, Toronto, 1882, and it seems likely they were issued together.

The images are out of copyright.

Title: My Boy Life

Author: Carroll, John, D.D.

Published by: William Briggs

City: Toronto

Date: 1882

Total items: 6

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Ornate chapter headpiece with vignette of curled-up boy]

Ornate chapter headpiece with vignette of curled-up boy

This chapterhead, or headpiece, is an ornament from the top of the first page of a section of the book. It features diamond knotwork branching into grape vines with rococo stylized leaves, but the prominent feature is the central circle containing a boy, his head resting on one knee, his chest, legs and feet bare; he wears just a pair of shorts or a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Rococo headpiece]

Rococo headpiece

This chapterhead, or headpiece, is an ornament from the top of the first page of a chapter (in this case, the table of contents). It features curly vines with syilized leaves surrounding a central circular frame or cartouche containing a vignetted scene: the sun shines and a ewer or jug of water is [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: John Carroll D..D., Portrait and Signature]

John Carroll D..D., Portrait and Signature

A portrait of the author, Dr. John Carroll, and a reproduction of his signature. [$]

[picture: Front Cover, My Boy Life]

Front Cover, My Boy Life

The front cover is a light brown or desaturated red with a slight tinge of blue, and has black decorations stamped into it. [more...] [$]


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Images from “My Boy Life, Presented in a Succession of True Stories” by John Carroll D.D. (1809 – 1884), William Briggs, Toronto, 1882, an autobiographical novel. My copy is bound with “Ben Owen: A Lancashire Story” by Jennie Perrett, Wlliam Briggs, Toronto, 1882, and it seems likely they were issued together.

The images are out of copyright.


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