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    With a Striking Fore-edge Painting of Rome

    [Fore-edge Painting]. Lord Macauley. Lays of Ancient Rome. With Illustrations Original and from the Antique, Drawn on Wood by George Scharf. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863.

    New edition. Octavo. 210 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout. With a brilliant fore-edge painting showing a bright and clear view of the Castle of Sant'Angelo, St. Peter's Basilica and a bridge over the Tiber River.

    Sturdy full red morocco with gilt titles, five raised spine bands, and decorative stamping in gilt and black. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Moderate shelf wear. Marginal dampstaining to some terminal pages. Scattered minor foxing. A very good copy with one of the more striking fore-edge paintings we've seen.

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