The Victorian Keepsake (Classic Reprint)

The Victorian Keepsake (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Victorian Keepsake More than a hundred years ago, the first annual appeared in England. To Rudolf Ackerman, London publisher, is attributed the idea, though Black, a contemporary of Acker man, is given credit by one English reviewer for issuing the first of these gift-books for the Christmas trade. The annuals flourished in England in the Eighteen-twenties and Eighteen-thirties, and all bore sentimental titles. The forget-me-not, The Amulet, The Bijou, The Amaranth, The Literary Souvenir, The Keepsake these were some of the names chosen by the publishers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243237553
  • 9780243237555