South by East: Notes of Travel in Southern Europe (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Images and some text extracts from South by East: Notes of Travel in Southern Europe by G. F. Rodwell (Marcus Ward, London, 1877).

There’s a copy on Google Books although the images here are much higher quality.

Title: South by East: Notes of Travel in Southern Europe

Author: Rodwell, G. F.

Published by: Marcus Ward & Co.

City: London

Date: 1877

Total items: 19

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: Decorative Chapter Head]

Decorative Chapter Head

A decorative panel above the opening of Chapter VI. A man and a woman—more properly a merman and mermaid—meet in the centre. And don’t tell me the man isn’t gay with that wrist, darlings! [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial Letter S]

Initial Letter S

A decorative capital “S” used as a drop cap, or initial letter S, from the start of Chapter VI, showing a monk kneeling at prayer, with tonsure, robe and sandals. The desk at which [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Writing Desk]

Writing Desk

A small illustration to enliven the space at the end of Chapter VI. A bearded man sits writing at a mediæval writing desk; there are scrolls in the foreground, and a gargoyle’d trifoliate carving on his bench along with a small statue in the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative chapter head with styilized birds and green men]

Decorative chapter head with styilized birds and green men

A decorative woodcut used above a chapter title at the start of the book. The image is a “foliate border” because it contains vines and leaves, but there are also two bird heads and two heads (in profile), bearded and horned, sprouting vines from their mouths. This bearded man in foliage is called a “green man” but, when horned, is said [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative chapter head with winged creatures]

Decorative chapter head with winged creatures

A decorative woodcut used at the start of the chapter on Milan; there are dragons, or possibly gryphons but with tails like serpents, and in the centre a face with hair done in pigtails; the whole is [...]sarcophagus. [more...] [$]


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Images and some text extracts from South by East: Notes of Travel in Southern Europe by G. F. Rodwell (Marcus Ward, London, 1877).

There’s a copy on Google Books although the images here are much higher quality.


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