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    Colored Wood Engravings by Edmund Evans

    James E. Doyle. A Chronicle of England, B.C. 55-A.D. 1485. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864.

    First edition. Quarto. viii, 462 pages. Eighty-one illustrations. Index.

    Original full straight-grained green morocco. Gilt borders to boards. Inlaid red morocco between double raised bands; gilt lettering and designs to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Hinges tender. Some minor rubbing to joints and extremities. Near fine.

    English engraver Edmund Evans was acclaimed for his meticulous and colorful wood-engraved book illustrations. For A Chronicle of England, James E. Doyle provided the art.

    Martin Hardie, English Coloured Books, 270.


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