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    A Lovely Pre-Raphaelite Fore-Edge Painting

    [Fore-Edge Paintings]. Alfred Tennyson. Idylls of the King. A New Edition. London: Edward Moxon, 1863. Octavo. [viii], [262] pages. Bound in near-contemporary full red pebble-grain morocco, decorative gilt borders, spine lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. All edges gilt. With a superb and bright fore-edge painting of a woman holding an apple (possibly after Burne-Jones). Light scuffing and wear to binding especially at spine edges and corners, front joint just starting at the bottom. A good copy with a lovely fore-edge painting. Housed in a morocco-edged red cloth slipcase. From the Pre-Raphaelite Collection of William E. Fredeman.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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