The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines.

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The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines ancient and modern.

The Quiver of Love.

A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane (1845–1915) and Kate Greenaway (1846–1901). London, 1876.

Illustrations:
DO I LOVE YOU?
ETERNAL LOVE.
APPLE BLOSSOMS.
DISDAIN.
CHERRY-RIPE.
THE NAME ON THE TREE.
HE LOVES ME WELL.
THE WOODMAN’S DAUGHTER.

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