Detailed drawing of a fancy drop cap A image. The black A is surrounded by ivy leaves and vines. The leaves are a little blurry as much detailed work from this period often is but that just adds to the overall vintage goodness of this letter A image.
The King’s Warrant A Story of Old and New France was written by Alfred H. Engelbach. It was published in 1878 but Engelbach did not identify an illustrator or print foundry for the images that were included in his work.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.