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    With Sixty-One Engraved Plates After
    J. M. W. Turner

    [J. M. W. Turner, artist]. Leitch Ritchie and Alaric A. Watts. Liber Fluviorum; or, River Scenery of France. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853. First edition of this beautifully-illustrated book. Large octavo. lvi, 336 pages. With sixty-one engraved plates (including engraved title-page) after paintings by Turner, inserted throughout. All plates are on India paper. Beautifully bound in modern full blue levant morocco, boards decoratively ruled in gilt and blind, spine ruled, tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Very minor occasional rubbing to binding, very minor occasional foxing in text and on plates. A bright, fine copy of this magnificent work.


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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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