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Front Cover, Fea “Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villges”, McBride, Nast & Co., New York, 1914 Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

Green buckram with gold stamped letters.

Keywords: book covers, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2006-01-29

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Title Page Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

The text reads: QUIET ROADS and SLEEPY VILLAGES By ALLAN FEA, Author of “Old World Places,” “Nooks and Corners of Old England,” &c. New York McBRIDE, NAST & COMPANY 1914 The printing is in black and r [...]

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Added: 2006-01-29

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Frontispiece: Denchworth Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

“Denchworth [...] is one of the prettiest villages hereabouts. What little there is of it consists of one short street lined mostly with timber framed and straw-thatched cottages. As one advances from [...]

Keywords: streets, villages, houses, thatched cottages streets, colour, christmas

Places shown: Denchworth; Berkshire; England

Added: 2006-01-27

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Frontispiece, Denchworth, hand coloured Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

This is a version of the Frontispiece sepia-tinted photograph of Denchworth that I coloured using The Gimp .

Keywords: streets, villages, houses, thatched cottages streets, colour

Places shown: Denchworth; Berkshire; England

Added: 2006-01-27

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Rothamstead Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

“About the same distance from Sandridge to Water End in the opposite direction stands another typical semi-Elizabethan and Jacobean mansion, which, far from degenerating in its old age, has put on a n [...]

Keywords: manors, buildings, houses, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2007-12-05

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Water End Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

“The village of Sandridge, close by [St. Albans], prides itself upon the honour of being “Mrs. freeman’s” birthplace, regardless of the fact that Burwell Park in Eastern Lincolnshire puts in a simila [...]

Keywords: houses, manors, buildings, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Sandridge; Hertfordshire; England

Added: 2007-08-28

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Abbey Ruins, Elstow Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

“[...] the Benedictine Abbey which stood on the further side of [Elstow church]. This abbey was succeeded by a secular structure of the Renaissance period, considerable remains of which are still st [...]

Keywords: wallpaper, backgrounds, churches, abbeys, ruins, trees, arches, entrances, spooky, greyscale

Places shown: Elstow; Bedfordshire; England

Added: 2006-01-27

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Astwell Castle Quiet Roads and Sleepy Villages (1914)

“Astwell Castle stands aloof from the road across some meadows. At the back of the old water-mill is a picturesque reed-grown stretch of water, and beyond on the higher ground may be seen the grey to [...]

Keywords: castles, manors, wallpaper, backgrounds, towers, greyscale

Places shown: Brackley; Northamptonshire; England

Added: 2006-01-27

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