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    [Fore-Edge Painting]. T. O. Churchill. The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson. London: Bensley, 1808. First edition. 12 hand-colored plates. Handsome fore-edge painting of a naval battle.

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    [Fore-Edge Painting]. T. O. Churchill. The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson, Duke of Bronte, &c. London: T. Bensley, 1808. First edition. Large quarto. viii, 100 pages.

    With twelve hand-colored plates, and two fold-out uncolored plates (lacking the fold-out facsimile letter). With a handsome fore-edge painting of a naval battle (there is a contemporary ink note on the fore-edge of the first blank: "Naval Review by George the Third, Spilhead". Beautifully bound in later full black straight-grain morocco, covers ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. All edges gilt. Minor rubbing to binding, bookplate of film executive and Contract Bridge player Nate B. Spingold. Fine.



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    October, 2012
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