PHOTOCHROM: Postcards (3) Featuring Shakespeare and Stratford-on-Avon

PHOTOCHROM: Postcards (3) Featuring Shakespeare and Stratford-on-Avon Photochrom Postcards (3) Featuring Shakespeare and Stratford-on-Avon. Undated. 3 unmarked postcards. Very Good. Postcard. (#31428) $16.00

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Picture side is uncolored and the address side is printed with cyan ink. Published by Photochrom Co., Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Box for the stamp reads “1p stamp if with only the sender’s name and address and five words conventional greeting. If with message, 2p.”

One card has “Greetings and all other good wishes” printed on address side.

One card has 5 images from Stratford-on-Avon. One card with 5 images designates them as “Greetings from Shakespeare’s Home.”

One card it the Gower Memorial, Stratford-on-Avon.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616), an English playwright, poet, and actor, is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon.” Many of his works were written during years of plague.

THACKERAY, WM: Henry Esmond

Book cover. Henry EsmondThackeray, William M. Henry Esmond. Thomas Crowell and Co, 1904. Unmarked text. Rubbed edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#31294) $25.00

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Originally written in 3 volumes in 1852. This book contains all three volumes. It is a typical example of Victorian historical novels.

Illustrated with 16 line drawings, a frontispiece and an image on the title page.

Beautifully decorated green hardback with gilt and russet decoration. Gilt top edge. 533 pages.

WESTON, C: British Impressionism

Weston, Christopher. British Impressionism. Phillips, Nottingham Castle Museum, 1989. ISBN: 0905634217. Ex-library. Paperback edition re-bound as hardcover. Significant smudging on back. Acceptable. Hardcover. (#31256) $16.00

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Catalog for an exhibition with paintings on loan from both public and private British collections. Artists include James McNeill Whistler, Paul Maitland, Walter Richard Sickert, Philip Wilson Steer, William L. Wyllie, Stanhope Forbes, William Holt Yates Titcomb, Henry Tuke, and others.

16 color plates and a number of black-and-white images. Includes a carte-de-visite photo of Whistler, 1865. 64p. Measures 8.5×11.75 inches.