Inscription: On presentation page: Presented by "A Sincere Friend J. C." in brown ink. Below in black ink, a different hand: "Mr. Clarke". Above, in a third hand, in black ink: "C. J. Pedder". Another note, in pencil: "G/9T" " 3 pounds, 3 shillings." On the front fly leaf in pencil: "One of Jerrard's coloured Victorian Drawing Rooms Books."