EDWARD BULWER LYTTON
(PLATE: "Thou art good and fair," said Viola.
Drawn by P. Kauffmann, etched by Deblois.)
First prefixed to the Edition of 1845
JOHN GIBSON, R.A., SCULPTOR.
In looking round the wide and luminous circle of our great living
Englishmen, to select one to whom I might fitly dedicate this
work,--one who, in his life as in his genius, might illustrate