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: 16

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: 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: 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: York Minster from the Walls]

York Minster from the Walls

“It is almost impossible for a Yorkshireman to write of York in anything but the language of enthusiasm. To him York is what Rome is to the Roman, Paris to the Parisian, Jerusalem to the Jew. London and Winchester may have charms for him if he be a student of history, but York in is opinion is the true capital of England. She was proud and imperial [...] [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...] [$]

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

Front Cover, The British Isles (Vol 1)

My copy is in 6 separate volumes, each bound in green with gold, and with one sections of the book in each volume. [$]


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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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