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    [Fore-edge Painting]. Poems, by the Late William Cowper. London: Reid, 1820. First thus. Fore-edge painting in each volume.

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    With Two Fore-edge Paintings

    [Fore-edge Painting]. Poems, by the Late William Cowper, Esq. on the Inner-Temple. London: W. H. Reid, 1820.

    First thus. With a fore-edge painting in each volume. Volume I is a view of Haddon Hall and Volume II is a view of the garden of St. Catherine's Court. Two octavo volumes. 388; 412 pages.

    Contemporary full green morocco with gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Lightly rubbed and soiled with sunning to backstrip. Pages with scattered foxing. Volume II with dampstaining to lower corner of leaves, causing some spotting and waviness. Does not appear to affect fore-edge painting. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase. A very good set. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.



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    October, 2012
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