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    With a Fabulous, Vertically Oriented Victorian Split Fore-edge Painting

    [Victorian Book Arts]. [Fore-edge Painting]. Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Titles of Courtesy... London: Dean & Son, 1878. Royal edition. With a marvelously-executed split fore-edge painting featuring (presumably) Queen Victoria on one side and Prince Leopold on the other. Octavo. [xxxii], 659, [5] pages. Publisher's full red morocco, gilt extra, by Harrison, with Queen Victoria's royal cypher in gilt on both covers. All edges gilt. Minor edge wear to the binding. An excellent copy. From the library of Prince Leopold (the Duke of Albany), the youngest son of Queen Victoria, with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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