single page item is a reproduction of the first page of the
classic Anna Sewell novel, Black Beauty. It makes for a terrific
piece to frame and decorate a study or bedroom!
page is standard 8.5" x 11" in size and has been
hand antiqued via our own unique paper aging process to achieve
a look you wont find anywhere else.
actual page contains the following text (though please note
that the formatting and font will be different as viewed on
this page see photo for exact formatting and look!):
An Autobiography of a Horse
Chapter 1: My Early Home
first place that I can well remember was a large pleasant
meadow with a pond of clear water in it. Some shady trees
leaned over it, and rushes and water-lilies grew at the deep
end. Over the hedge on one side we looked into a plowed field,
and on the other we looked over a gate at our masters
house, which stood by the roadside; at the top of the meadow
was a grove of fir trees, and at the bottom a running brook
overhung by a steep bank.
I was young I lived upon my mothers milk, as I could
not eat grass. In the daytime I ran by her side, and at night
I lay down close by her. When it was hot we used to stand
by the pond in the shade of the trees, and when it was cold
we had a nice warm shed near the grove.
soon as I was old enough to eat grass my mother used to go
out to work in the daytime, and come back in the evening.
were six young colts in the meadow besides me; they were older
than I was; some were nearly as large as grown-up horses.
I used to run with them, and had great fun; we used to gallop
all together round and round the field as hard as we could
go. Sometimes we had
antiqued paper is delicately laced with a subtle hint of gold
in the creases creating an almost magical look. (Although
its difficult to catch with a camera, you can see in
the image below how the shimmering is caught in the light)
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