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    [Fore-Edge Painting]. [Letitia Elizabeth Landon]. The Improvisatrice. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. New Edition. With an excellent, highly detailed fore-edge painting of Temple Bar.


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    Small octavo. viii, 326, [2, ads] pages. With inserted frontispiece. Beautifully bound by Sotheran in contemporary full green straight-grain morocco, boards decoratively ruled and paneled in gilt, black, and blind, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, green endleaves. Spine sunned, some rubbing to binding, bookplate removed from front pastedown, upper edge of title-page neatly trimmed off (no loss of text). A near fine binding with an excellent example of a fore-edge painting.



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    April, 2014
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