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    A Double Fore-edge Painting of Eton and Stratford-upon-Avon

    [Fore-edge Painting]. Thomas Miller [editor]. The Poetical Works of James Beattie, LL.D. and William Collins. London: David Bogue, 1846.

    First edition. Octavo. 311 pages. With a double fore-edge painting. One side depicting a view of Eton College and the other a view of Stratford-upon-Avon.

    Contemporary full green leather with heavy gilt decoration. Gilt titles on backstrip and all edges gilt. Rubbing to extremities with some sunning to backstrip. Scuff on front board. Both hinges cracked. Light foxing throughout. Small scuff to a few pages that affects an edge of both paintings, but not the principle images. A very good copy.

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