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Four and twenty toilers / pictures by F.D. Bedford ; verses by E.V. Lucas, joint authors of 'The Book of Shops'.

Edward Verrall Lucas

RA Collection: Book

Record number

09/2069

Author

Variant Title

Four & twenty toilers
4 and 20 toilers [Half title]
4 & 20 toilers

Imprint

London: Grant Richards, 9 Henrietta St., Covent Garden, WC., [1900]

Physical Description

103, [5] pages : 24 colour plates, illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm (landscape folio).

General Note

The printer and engraver are named on page [106]. `London, Engraved & Printed at the Racquet Court Press by Edmund Evans’
The book carries no publication date. Date of publication suggested by the Bodleian Library.
Publisher's advertisements on page opposite title page
Twenty-two colour relief-printed full-page illustrations on recto of each leaf, verso on verso.
Illustrated half-title, t.p., and "Contents" page.

Contents

1. Shipbuilder. -- 2. Cobbler. -- 3. Gardener. -- 4. Miller. -- 5. Engine-driver. -- 6. Builder. -- 7. Vet. -- 8. Knife-grinder. -- 9. Farmer. -- 10. Clockwinder. -- 11. Woodman. -- 12. Carpenter. -- 13. Gamekeeper. -- 14. Bird-stuffer. -- 15. The dame. -- 16. Stevedore. -- 17. Bee-farmer. -- 18. Ostler. -- 19. Dairyman. -- 20. Chimneysweep. -- 21. Ploughman. -- 22. Blacksmith. -- 23. Park-keeper. -- 24. The old bus horse.

Binding Note

Illustrated paper covered boards with brown cloth tape to spine. Lettered in gilt on spine: `Four and twenty toilers'

Subject

Illustrated books
Trades
Colour printed wood-engravings
Picture books
Chromoxylography

Contributors

Francis D. Bedford, illustrator
Edmund Evans, engraver, printer
Grant Richards, publisher

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