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    With a Large Double Fore-edge Painting Depicting Three Biblical Scenes

    [Fore-edge Painting]. [Holy Bible]. Rev. John Brown. Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible. Edinburgh: Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, [n.d.].

    Folio. 1,149 pages. With two large fore-edge paintings depicting three scenes from the Bible. The first is a full-length depiction of Da Vinci's painting of the Last Supper. The opposite angle is divided into two compartments, one depicts Noah and his family disembarking from the Ark after the Flood; the other scene shows Moses genuflecting at the burning bush. Superb examples of the art of the fore-edge painting.


    Publisher's full brown leather with gilt spine titles and blind-tooled and gilt-tooled decorations. All edges gilt. Moderate wear to binding. Hinges reinforced. Minor foxing mostly to preliminaries. Fore-edge paintings are in wonderful shape. Very good condition.


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