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    With a Fore-Edge Painting of Young Lovers Kissing

    [Fore-Edge Paintings]. James Thomson. The Poetical Works of James Thomson. With Illustrations by J. M'Whirter and G. Hay. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, [n.d., ca. 1860's]. Octavo. [xliv], 498 pages. With several engraved illustrations inserted throughout. Bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary full blue levant morocco, boards double-ruled in blind, spine ruled in blind and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, blind board-edges and gilt turn-ins. With a lovely fore-edge painting of young lovers kissing over a musical instrument being played by the young woman. Spine a bit sunned, some rubbing and a few scratches to the binding, previous owner's gift inscription (dated 1864) on the front blank. Overall, very good.


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    October, 2014
    8th Wednesday
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