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    [Dutter]. John Dryden. The Poetical Works of John Dryden. In two volumes with the life of the author. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1855. Each volume with fore-edge painting by Vera E. Dutter depicting countryside scenes, circa mid-20th century. Two volumes. 64mo in eights. cxxvi, 175; vii, 303 pages. Carss & Co. binding; contemporary red morocco decorated in gilt, spine decorated in gilt with four raised bands and dashed gilt roll to edges. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spines somewhat worn, Volume II rebacked with original spine laid down. Inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; endpaper somewhat faded, Dutter's signed inscription in blue ink but somewhat faded to front blank verso, light pen and pencil notations to front free endpaper and blank. Internally generally clean, all edges gilt; minor intermittent foxing, minor wear to gilt on edges. Very good with charming and bright fore-edge paintings.

    Weber, Annotated Dictionary, 105-106. From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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