[Sir Bertrand] / W.R. Sedgfield.

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William Russell Sedgfield
[Sir Bertrand] / W.R. Sedgfield.
[London : s.n., 1849?]
wood engraving
image: approx. 115 x 81 mm; sheet: 229 x 195 mm
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Annotated with notes by Sedgfield in pencil: Good- Lights on building-care also on grass & bush; This also was apt to work muddy; I will let you have this in the morning-it is at the printers.


India paper proof of a wood engraved headpiece vignette and initial "S" by W.R. Sedgfield after a design by F.W. Hulme or J. Franklin for John Aikin's "Sir Bertrand, a fragment", published in Leigh Hunt's A book for a corner, or, selections in prose and verse from authors the best suited to that mode of enjoyment ... / by Leigh Hunt ; illustrated with eighty wood engravings, from designs by F.W. Hulme and J. Franklin. London : Chapman and Hall, 1849, p. 41.
Title supplied by cataloger.


Illustration shows Sir Bertrand leading his horse towards a desolate mansion on the moors at night.