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Estimate:
$300 - $400

Title:
Fore-Edge Painting: A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration

Author:
Weber, Carl J.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harvey House

Date:
1966

Description:
xiii, 223 pp. Illustrated with 35 plates, including 6 mounted color plates of various fore-edge paintings. 10x7, brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket. First Edition. The standard reference and well-researched history on the interesting book art of fore-edge painting. Couple additional paper related items laid in.

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Condition:
Jacket price clipped, short tears with chips and creases to edges, light soiling, a few scuffs and small dampstain to lower portions of rear panel; lower half of volume spine leaning, tiny and faint discoloration spots to lower spine; contents fine, else very good to near fine in a very good jacket.


 
Item number:
128376
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