My Boy Life (page 2/2)

[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...] [$]

[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: Title Page from My Boy Lfe]
[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: 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: Tailpiece ornament: flower]

Tailpiece ornament: flower

This woodcut of a flower on a stem with a leaf was used as an end-of-chapter ornament, or tailpiece, in the second book bound in this one volume; the book is called “Ben Owen: A Lancashire Story.” [more...] [$]


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