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P & O Sketches in Pen and Ink. by  Harry Furniss - Hardcover - c.1898 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio42)

P & O Sketches in Pen and Ink.

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P & O Sketches in Pen and Ink.

by Furniss, Harry

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The Studio of Design and Illustration. London. nd. [c.1898] Oblong quarto. 203pp. Pictorial title page signed C. Hentschel. 99 full page illustrations. All pages with a red-ruled border. Red historiated initials. Original publisher's green pictorial cloth, gilt, coloured flag. All edges gilt. Slightly bumped and rubbed to extremities. Minor spotting/toning.

Includes the "Cigarette Race". "Life on board a P&O steamer is one continual round of pictures kaleidoscopic in its quick change and variety of colour".

CARL HENTSCHEL (1864-1930) Engraving pioneer who invented the Colortype Process. Jerome K. Jerome used him as the character Harris in "Three Men in a Boat".

HARRY FURNISS (1854-1925) Anglo Irish caricaturist and illustrator.

Keywords: Peninsular and Steam Navigation Company, Ocean Travel, Smoking in Art, Caricature and Cartoons.


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P & O Sketches in Pen and Ink.
Furniss, Harry
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The Studio of Design and Illustration Supply Agency.
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Travel, Maritime, Cruise, Peninsular and Steam Navigation Company, Smoking in art, Ocean travel
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Travel and Exploration; Art; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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