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    Simeon Solomon, illustrator. Julia Ellsworth Ford. King Solomon and the Fair Shulamite. New York: Frederic Fairchild Sherman, 1908. Small quarto. 29 pages. Seven illustrated plates. "The illustrations which are here reproduced were the early work of Simeon Solomon, done in fact when he was seventeen years old." Blue cloth with gilt title and design on front cover, gilt title to spine, upper edge gilt. Boards color faded; one loose plate. [together with:] Julia Ellsworth Ford. Simeon Solomon: An Appreciation. New York: Frederic Fairchild Sherman, 1908. Quarto. 76 pages. Twenty-three illustrations. Green cloth with gilt title and design on front cover, gilt title to spine, upper edge gilt. Cellophane tape stains on free endpapers. [and:] Simon Reynolds. The Vision of Simeon Solomon. Gloucestershire: Catalpa Press, 1984. Octavo. vii, 183 pages. Multiple plates both color and black and white. Orange cloth with gilt title on spine in illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket scratched and lightly soiled. Bindings of the 1908 books rubbed and soiled. Each volume with occasional small holograph pencil annotations; otherwise a nice collection of books featuring the artwork of Solomon in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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    June, 2015
    17th Wednesday
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