Letitia Elizabeth Landon (L. E. L.) in Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1836

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (L. E. L.) in Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1836  (1835)  by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Title Page and Preface

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Letitia Elizabeth Landon
(L. E. L.)
in
Fisher’s Drawing Room Scrap
Book, 1836

compiled by
Peter J. Bolton



PREFACE.


A Preface in a Work so favourably treated as the present, is but a pleasant opportunity of returning thanks. We still go on: for how many beautiful scenes yet remain in the numerous countries we have laid under contribution—and what scope do they not still afford to the painter and poet?

I have ventured this year to make a slight alteration in my former plan. Several fugitive pieces are introduced, in the hope of giving greater variety. Some Engravings, portraits especially, though attractive as works of art, are unmanageable as subjects for poems. May I hope that my own choice will meet the same approval from the Public, which has been often kindly bestowed on my previous endeavours to deserve such favour.


L. E. L.
August, 1835