The Circling Year (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover - The Circling Year]

Pictures from The Circling Year for 1870, which took illustrations and articles from two magazines, The Leisure Hour and The Sunday at Home.

There are a mixture of hand-tinted lithographs, chromos, and hand-coloured engravings.

I bought this book at Alphabet Bookshop in Port Colborne, Ontario, in September 2017.

Title: The Circling Year

Author: Anonymous

Published by: The Religious Tract Society

City: London

Date: 1870

Total items: 11

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: For the stranger, the fatherless, the widow]

For the stranger, the fatherless, the widow

This full-page illustration is enclosed in a green and gold border with gold stalks of wheat around an engraving of a woman in old-fashioned clothing harvesting wheat. Underneath the engraving in black and gold is the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: By the Sea]

By the Sea

A Victorian sea-side outing, with children palying on the beach, a nanny or mother standing by them holding a boook, and, in the backgorund, a man, perhaps their father, with a top hat and cane. The children are making a sand-castle. They are all fully dressed, [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover - The Circling Year]

Front Cover - The Circling Year

The cover of this book is still a strong blue after over 140 years, and the gold is (of course) still gold. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Christmas Wagon]

The Christmas Wagon

A covered wagon, drawn by four pairs of horses, crosses a snow-covered stone bridge over a river in this chromolithograph. I’m not sure whether the wagon brings gives or relatives or is coming to take away naughty children, as the book doesn’t seem [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: The Snow Sweepers (1865)]

Frontispiece: The Snow Sweepers (1865)

A man in boots and tall hat, scarf, jacket and rolled-up trousers, stands on the steps of a grand front porch with stone columns while two faces peer out of a window in this city scene. A boy on the street holds a snow-shovel in one gloveless hand and has his other had in his pocket. He wears a cap and scarf. A doog looks on in the snow-covered street [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Circling Year for 1870, which took illustrations and articles from two magazines, The Leisure Hour and The Sunday at Home.

There are a mixture of hand-tinted lithographs, chromos, and hand-coloured engravings.

I bought this book at Alphabet Bookshop in Port Colborne, Ontario, in September 2017.


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