Lot 146 of 429:
Thomson The Seasons finely bound w/double fore-edge painting 1825  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Seasons

Author:
Thomson, James

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for John Sharpe

Date:
1825

Description:

iv, 203 pp. With engraved title page and engraved plate for each season. (32mo) 13.5x8.5 cm (5¼x3¼"), full period paneled calf with decorative gilt borders, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles; all edges gilt. 

With double fore-edge painting (men fishing [&] men on horseback). Thomson is best known for his masterpiece, The Seasons, and the lyrics for Rule Britannia. A handsomely bound copy.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing to extremities, corners mildly bumped; early gift inscription, scattered light foxing; very good or better.


 
Item number:
305319
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