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    [Miss Currie]. Herbert W. Tompkins. Highways and Byways in Hertfordshire. London: Macmillan & Co., 1902. Fore-edge painting by Miss C. B. Currie, depicting "A view of Frogmore," signed, titled, and numbered 61 by the artist, circa early 20th century. Octavo. 348 pages. Illustrated with etchings by Frederick L. Griggs. Rivière & Son binding; full orange straight grain morocco elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, spine decorated and lettered in gilt with five raised bands, solid double gilt roll to edges. Corners rubbed, minor edgewear, signs of earlier repairs to joints and spine, joints just starting. Inner dentelles gilt, pink endpapers; armorial bookplate of Marie Louise Maxwell Scott to front pastedown, two ink stamps "Henry Sotheran & Co." and "Bound by Rivière & Son" to front free endpaper verso, some offsetting, front hinge starting. Internally generally clean and tight, all edges gilt; minor intermittent thumbsoiling, minor wear to gilt on edges. Near fine with bright, detailed, and well-preserved fore-edge painting.

    Marie Louise Maxwell Scott (no date) – Thomas Fairman Ordish (no date) - Sotheran's, Catalogue 85 [796] (1925, item 1476) – Randall J. Moskovitz (2012).

    Weber, Annotated Dictionary, 61 Currie Catalogue Raisonné. From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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