[Fore-edge Paintings]. Alfred Tennyson; Henry Kirke White....
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Description[Fore-edge Paintings]. Alfred Tennyson; Henry Kirke White. Pair of Fore-Edge Paintings Depicting English Landscapes. London: Various publishers, 1840-1869. Fore-edge artist unknown. Henry Kirk White. The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White. London: William Pickering, 1840. Fore-edge painting depicting "The old ferry near Bath," artist unknown. Small Octavo. 252 pages. Contemporary full dark maroon morocco double ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt with five raised bands. Corners bumped, moderate edgewear, joints starting. Inner dentelles in blind, cream endpapers; faded ink inscription to front free endpaper recto, bookplate of George Kitchin to front pastedown, hinges starting. Internally generally clean, all edges gilt; moderate wear to gilt on edges. Bright and charming, if amateur, fore-edge painting.
[Together with]: Alfred Tennyson. In Memoriam. London: Strahan & Co., 1869. Later edition. Fore-edge painting depicting "View of Twickenham, Middlesex," artist unknown. Small Octavo. 212 pages. Contemporary full dark morocco triple ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt with five raised bands. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, joints starting, spine somewhat worn. Inner dentelles in blind, marbled endpapers; hinges starting, penciled fore-edge painting label to front free endpaper recto. All edges gilt; somewhat soiled and foxed chiefly to front of text block, minor wear to gilt on edges. Bright and charming, if amateur, fore-edge painting.
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