Prompted by this post https://johnknifton.com/2019/02/02/the-world-of-the-mysterious-2/ from John Knifton I decided that I must read my own copy of
It has waited for 45 years after all. I finished it last week.
John’s excellent research tells the story. I concentrated on the coloured illustrations. The are also smaller black and white woodcuts.
The very large 8vo format makes scanning the double spread of the flood impossible.
As the evening descended, I gradually fell to collapsing myself. I didn’t eat anything, and went up to bed soon after Elizabeth paid a visit.