Binding in green cloth gilt

Unknown designer


Gilt blocking on embossed green cloth

9½ x 6 ¾ inches

A later version of the annual issue. The one shown here contains the first issue of The Trumpet Major by Thomas Hardy, and the emphasis in the 1880s was on quality fiction rather than moralizing tales.

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  • Good Words: an introduction
  • Photograph and text by Simon Cooke

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