Book: The Courtship of Miles Standish by Longfellow, Illus by AA Dixon

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Edwardian era Book: The Courtship of Miles Standish by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Illustrated by Arthur A Dixon


A beautiful and graphic early 20th century Mayflower ship cover on this hardcover Longfellow book with illustrations by the famous Arthur A. Dixon. This book was published by Ernest Nister London and EP Dutton, New York in the general Edwardian era. It has gold gilt letters in VGC on front cover and is printed in Bavaria. It is undated.

A real beauty, profusely illustrated in colour & black/white plates by AA Dixon. It features olive cloth, gilt page edges and a very sound binding, printed on shiny paper. See photos.

Inscribed In old fountain pen Ink: "To Olive on her twentieth birthday from your Auntie Olive." It was found in Devon, England. Condition is beautiful, tight, gilt edges.

Bio: Arthur A. Dixon, Arthur Augustus Dixon, British 1872-1959, born in London, was a prolific English book illustrator.

Note: With Plymouth, England, their leaving place for America just down the road, there is a real love for the history of the Pilgrims here in Devon.

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Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches, 160 pages.

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