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    With an Excellent Fore-Edge Painting of Yachts by Martin Frost

    [Fore-Edge Painting]. Sir Edward Sullivan, Bart., et. al. Yachting. From The Badminton Library. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894. Volume I only (out of two). Octavo. xvi, 439, [1, blank]. With inserted color frontispiece and many intertextual illustrations throughout. Bound by Frost (presumably as there is no binder's markings) in modern three-quarter dark blue levant morocco over blue cloth boards, with black gilt morocco lettering labels on spine, five raised bands, marbled endleaves. With Frost's signed bookplate, dated 2007. With a handsome fore-edge painting by Frost of a yachting scene with four yachts at full sail. Contemporary signature on half-title, some foxing, else fine. Housed in modern cloth slipcase.

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    First edition. Octavo. 60 pages. Modern dark brown morocco over marbled paper boards with gilt spine titles. Small ink or tobacco stain (or burn?) and previous owner's signature to title page. Short vertical ink stain to page 60. Minor scattered foxing. A very good copy.

    Sabin 50017.

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