Love in Literature 1901 Anthology ed. by Esther Singleton ~Dickens, Jane Austen, Balzac, Kipling, J.M. Barrie, Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll &c


Title: Love in Literature and Art

Author: Selected and edited by Esther Singleton

Description: First edition, first printing (October 1901). A handsome volume, in boards bound in three-quarter greenish turquoise leather with marbled-paper sides. Spine stamped in gilt with two raised bands. Spine toned. Marbled endpapers. Front endpaper has a small name label and a small area of surface damage where a bookplate has been removed. Small spot of soiling on copyright page, else interior fine. Complete with 32 illustrated plates. xii, 289 pages. 8.15 x 5.5 inches.

An anthology of love stories and poems compiled by Esther Singleton (1865-1930), who endeavored to include as great a variety as possible of mood and expression in love. The collection includes work by, but not limited to, Jane Austen, Balzac, Dickens, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Lord Byron, Thackeray, Laurence Sterne, Oliver Goldsmith, Goethe, Sir Walter Scott, George Eliot, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, and Lewis Carroll. The pieces are accompanied by b/w illustrations by Rossetti, Rubens, Burne-Jones, Rembrandt, Watteau, Jan Steen, and several others.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
Place: New York
Year: 1901

Keywords: anthology, love stories, classic literature,

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