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Title: Vere Foster's Simple Lessons in Water-Color. Flowers.
Description: London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin: Blackie & Son, 1884 . 0. First edition. 9.5" x 7.5" x 0.25". pp.52 with 8 colour plates, which are facsimiles of original water-color drawings, and numerous outline drawings of flowers after various artists, with full instructions for drawing and painting. Original decorated cloth covered boards, Lightly soiled and dulled. Gilt title to front board. Edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. Smooth spine.Original brown endpapers. Clean text throughout. Lovely coloured plates. Just a few small blemishes to the margins from previous use. G+ ** "Vere Henry Louis Foster (or Lewis) (25 April 1819 21 December 1900) was an English educationist and philanthropist. Born in Copenhagen on 25 April 1819, he was the third son of Sir Augustus John Foster, 1st Baronet and his wife, Albinia Jane (died 28 May 1867), daughter of George Vere Hobart, and granddaughter of George Hobart, 3rd Earl of Buckinghamshire. In 1847 Foster visited a family estate in County Louth, Ireland at the time of the Great Famine, with his eldest brother, Sir Frederick George Foster. They became involved in famine relief. In 1848 their father died, Vere Foster underwent a crisis in his life, and he came to concentrate on philanthropy in Ireland.." - See Wikipedia.

Keywords: 46894 Blackie & Son Vere Foster's Simple Lessons in Water-Color Watercolour Flowers. Art: : 19th Century

Price: GBP 30.00 = appr. US$ 42.84 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 45406

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