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Lordly House Museum

Book


Accession number: 2014.18.9
Category: Other Documents
Date: 1902 – 1904
Materials: Paper; board; cloth
Measurements: 19.4 cm L x 13.4 cm W x 3.1 cm Thick
Narrative: Inscribed with ink on the first page inside the front cover: "Lionel Lordly, with Xmas wishes from D.B.A. Allison, 1904"
 
Description: This object is the book "The Knights of the Round Table" written by William Henry Frost, which was first published in 1897. The cover of the book is a faded red colour with the title and name of the author written in gold. The type is next to an illustration of a small shield on the proper right side of the book cover, along with an illustration of a knight kneeling with his hands in a prayer motion near the top, middle of the book cover. The first page inside the cover has the following handwritten in ink: "Lionel Lordly" followed underneath by "with Xmas wishes from" followed underneath by "DBA Allison." "1904" is also handwritten slightly below and to the proper right of this in smaller print. "150/120" is written in pencil in the top proper left corner of this page.