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12mo. 204 pp. Engraved plates. Original full tan polished calf, tooled in blind and gilt, raised bands, leather spine label, all edges marbled; rubbed, light wear to extremities, joint repaired with kozo. Bookplate of Oscar Ehrhardt Lancaster. Very good. With a fore-edge painting of Philadelphia. With a title of the fore-edge placed by the artist called on the lower left hand corner of the view. Painted circa 1948-50 by "Stephens". Carl J. Weber visited Lancaster on May 1, 1954 and inscribed a copy of his book on fore-edge painting to him. Lancaster (b.1887) was a patent lawyer from Pennsylvania, was also a book collector and had a collection of fore-edge paintings.
Title: Table Talk, and other poems.
Categories: Fore-edge Painting,
Publisher: London:, Printed for John Sharpe, 1825.: 1825
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: FF086
Keywords: Fore-edge Painting