Item #51325 SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS. Ruth Florence - Compiler. - Contributor Verney, 1879 - 1968, Florence. 1820 - 1910 Nightingale.
SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.
SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.
SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.
SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.
SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.

SCRAPBOOK Of VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS, SCRAPS And CUTTINGS.

London: 1883. Ca 1883. 60 leaves of mounting stock, with 250+ mounted cards, scraps & cuttings. Greeting card themes vary between Christmas, New Years & Birthday, manufactured by divers firms: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Joseph Mansell, Thomas Stevens, Davidson Brothers, etc. One laid-in Christmas card with a penciled greeting, "Ruth / from Godmother Florence". [possibly FN's hand]. Two others from FN as well, with her inscriptions. 9-3/4" x 7-5/8" x 2-3/8". Presumed bespoke brown half-leather volume, with "Ruth" gilt stamped to the front board. AEG. Album with minor extremity wear. Verney's large art-nouveau bookplate to front paste-down. Cards generally VG to VG+ condition. Overall, internally & externally, a VG+ item. Item #51325

Ruth Florence Verney was Florence Nightingale's god-daughter, the Verney family being closely connected to Nightingale by work, and by the marriage of her sister, Parthenope, to Sir Harry Verney.

Price: $2,000.00