Van Gogh-Inspired Fore-Edge Painting

    [Fore-edge Painting]. Irving Stone. Lust for Life. New York: The Heritage Press, 1936.

    Octavo. 507 pages. Many illustrations.

    Full yellow leather over boards. Title label to spine. All edges gilt. Fore-edge painting by Sue Buckingham Moulton, including a portrait of Vincent Van Gogh in the center of the fore-edge, and on either side, two scenes from his paintings. The book is signed on the title page by Moulton. Laid in are two preparatory studies in color by Moulton, as well as two black and white photographs of Moulton by Philadelphia photographer W. Coulbourn Brown. In slipcase with hand-made paper title label. Front hinge cracking. Rubbing and crumbling to leather of spine. Some rubbing to edges of boards. Bumping and splitting to slipcase. Overall, in very good condition.

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