Child Classics of Prose (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Pictures from Child Classics of Prose compiled by Mary R. Fitch Pierce.

Most of the illustrations in this little book are reproductions of what at the time were famous paintings, and the chapters are excerpts from well-kown books such as Silas Marner. The book identifies neither the sources for the pictures nor the titles of the books excerpted, but does credit the original book authors.

Title: Child Classics of Prose

Editor: Pierce, Mary R. Fitch

Published by: D. Lothrom Company

City: Boston

Date: 1893

Total items: 3

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: Front Cover]

Front Cover

The front cover of Child Classics of Prose features a picture of a Victorian child who is wearing a coat and riding hat, carrying a horse whip (possibly a toy one) and is surrounded by five dogs. [more...] [$]

[picture: Ichabod Crane's Gobline]

Ichabod Crane’s Gobline

A pale-skinned winged goblin wih long spindly legs and arms and a cane over its shoulder at the end of which is a glowing object, perhapsa lantern. In the distant background is a black-caped person perhaps in pursuit. The picture is a circular [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

Unusually, this title page has an even number of text blocks; the wide spacing of the two lines of the main title might have been thought enough to split the title into two and create a fifth block or more likely the typographer was inexperienced. A larger top margin than the [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Child Classics of Prose compiled by Mary R. Fitch Pierce.

Most of the illustrations in this little book are reproductions of what at the time were famous paintings, and the chapters are excerpts from well-kown books such as Silas Marner. The book identifies neither the sources for the pictures nor the titles of the books excerpted, but does credit the original book authors.


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