The British Isles (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, The British Isles (Vol 1)]

Pictures from The British Isles Depicted by Pen and Camera, “with thirty-nine coloured plates and six Rembrandt Photogravures” (Special Edition), published by Cassell and Company Ltd., London, Paris, New York and Melbourne.

The work is divided into three books, each of two sections; my copy is bound into six separate volumes, each containing one of the sections. The books are undated and could be anywhere from 1880 to 1905; the binding bears the date 1905. Books published in the US before 1923 are out of copyright.

The introduction is by Harold Spender, but there is no attribution for the main text.

Title: The British Isles

Author: Cassell

Published by: Cassell and Company, Limited

City: New York

Date: 1905

Total items: 18

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: Bala Town and Lake]

Bala Town and Lake

Bala is a market town in Gwynedd, North Wales; when this picture was taken, the town was rather small. [$]

[picture: On the Edge of Sherwood Forest]

On the Edge of Sherwood Forest

From the Painting by John MacWhirter, R.A.
John MacWhirter (1839 – 1911) was a Scottish painter. He showed great promise as a boy, and his work was shown at the Royal Academy of Art (entitling him to the initials R.A.) when he was fourteen years old. The cynic in me says this was because his paintings were [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page, The British Isles (Vol 1)]

Title Page, The British Isles (Vol 1)

“The British Isles
Depicted by pen and camera
With thirty-nine coloured plates and siz Rembrandt photogravures
Special Edition
Volume I.—Section I. [more...] [$]

[picture: Stocks at Stanton Harcourt]

Stocks at Stanton Harcourt

“Stanton Harcourt still preserves the stocks in which petty offenders were held in ludicrous durance. (p. 120)” [more...] [$]

[picture: Clevedon]

Clevedon

Many are the pleasant and busy towns and villages which look forth upon [the River Severn at the Bristol channel] in its salted and merged condition and know it not. Of these, Clevedon alone may be indicated, for Tennyson’s sake, in his familiar tribute to our stream; for in this bright and growing health-resort for Bristol’s workers Arthur Hallam, his friend, lies buried: [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The British Isles Depicted by Pen and Camera, “with thirty-nine coloured plates and six Rembrandt Photogravures” (Special Edition), published by Cassell and Company Ltd., London, Paris, New York and Melbourne.

The work is divided into three books, each of two sections; my copy is bound into six separate volumes, each containing one of the sections. The books are undated and could be anywhere from 1880 to 1905; the binding bears the date 1905. Books published in the US before 1923 are out of copyright.

The introduction is by Harold Spender, but there is no attribution for the main text.


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