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RB. Rare Books

Identifier: RB

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Young Truro Christmas annuals

Identifier: 2017_102
Content Description Three Christmas annuals titled “Young Truro,” dated 1867, 1869 and 1870 all compiled from contributions of young people of Truro, Cornwall, England. The books, now in modern buckram bindings, have hand-painted card covers over manuscript text of poems, stories, acrostics and riddles as well as one albumen print of “Sam” a young black servant mentioned in a letter from Port Elizabeth South Africa transcribed in the 1867 volume. Accompanying the text are a number of watercolor and pen and ink...
Dates: 1867-1870