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    With a Realistic Erotic Fore-Edge Painting

    [Fore-Edge Painting]. [George Cattermole, illustrator]. [The Baroness of Calabrella, editor]. Evenings at Haddon Hall. London: Henry Colburn, 1846. First edition. With an excellent erotic fore-edge painting. Large octavo. [vi], 453 pages. With engraved frontispiece and twenty-four engravings inserted throughout. Beautifully bound by Hayday in contemporary full green morocco, boards decoratively ruled and paneled in gilt, with gilt central motif of an urn, spine elaborately stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. Spine a bit dull, some wear to binding, dampstaining to first few leaves, marginal foxing to a few plates. Bookplate of Orwell Lodge, Clapham. Still, a very good copy.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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