London: Day & Son Limited, 1865. First Edition. Disbound. Item #234082
Written by Byron in 1816 the Prisoner of Chillon tells the tale of the imprisonment of a Genevois monk, Francois Bonivard, between 1532 and 1536 in romantic verse. Printed on thick card, with gold and vivid colour highlights. Each page, printed on one side only, has a double or triple illuminated border in gold and/or silver, surrounding the text, and often with a decorative initial, each of a differing design. A fine example of the skillful process of Chromolithography, where every single page is printed onto multiple times, one colour at a time, with perfect register. The page is slightly larger than A4 size. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Item Type: Fine Art Print. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Victorian Printed Chromolithograph; Vintage Prints; Coloured. Inventory No: 234082.
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