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Image for Poetical Works Of Thomas Campbell [fore-edge Painting Of Commanche Attack 1849]

Poetical Works Of Thomas Campbell [fore-edge Painting Of Commanche Attack 1849]

By: Thomas Campbell

Price: $705.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boydd: 1837

Seller ID: 37461

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Color fore-edge; Beautiful volume bound in black morrocco leather with elegant gilt and red colored embellishments. Painting appears to be contemporaneous with the publication of the book in 1837. Engraved title. Closed fore-edge is gilt and spread fore-edge is a painting. Contents and binding clean and firm with minor beding to a few cornes. Painting is intact and is an Emigrant train attacked by Commanches 1849. Provenance-A one owner life time collection 5 5/8" x 3 5/8. Most unusual as almost all fore-edge examples found are associated with the British Isles. Linen hinges. A quality eff... View more info

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Poems Of Willliam Cowper Double Fore-edge Painting 1848 Fine Leather

By: Willliam Cowper; Preface Rev T S Grimshaw, A M

Price: $564.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg: 1848

Seller ID: 37462

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Color fore-edge; Poems Of Willliam Cowper a New Edition. Beautiful volume bound in black morrocco leather with elegant gilt embellishments. The front cover with a coat of arms titled "Tuum Est". Edges gilt. Paintings appear to be contemporaneous with the publication of the book in 1848. Engraved half title. Printed title page also. Line protrait of Cowper. When closed fore-edge is gilt and when spread one way it is London and when spread the other way it is probably Rome but possibly Greece. Contents and binding clean and firm. Paintings are intact . Provenance-A one owner life time co... View more info