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    [Fazakerley of Liverpool, binder]. [Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton]. The Pilgrims of the Rhine. London: Saunders & Otley, 1834. Fore-edge painting depicting a riverside scene of boats and people with a bridge over the river to a village, overlooked by a castle on the hill, artist unknown. Octavo. xxxvi, 341 pages. Illustrated with frontispiece, engraved titled page, plates and in-text engravings. Fazakarley binding; full levant blue morocco elaborately decorated in gilt and color with botanical motifs, spine decorated in similar botanical motifs in gilt and green with five raised bands to spine, single solid gilt roll to edges. Corners just bumped. Turn-ins decorated in gilt and green botanical motifs with binder's name in gilt to front turn-in, cream moiré silked endpapers; silk partially detached from front and rear free endpapers, minor soiling and fraying of silk, front and rear blanks marbled, bookplate of Mrs. Phoebe A.D. Boyle to rear blank verso (pasted in upside down), light pencil notations and minor damage from removed sticker to second front blank recto. Internally generally clean and tight, all edges gilt; repairs to the gutter of the first few leaves, foxed, light pencil notations to pages [iv-v], minor wear to gilt on edges. Housed in blue cloth chemise with blue cloth slipcase backed in navy morocco, spine lettered in gilt with five false bands; somewhat rubbed, and worn. Very good with bright, well-preserved fore-edge painting.

    Mrs. Phoebe A.D. Boyle of Brooklyn, N.Y. - Anderson Galleries Sale 1772, Lot number 58 (1923) - First Folio Books (no date) - Randall J. Moskovitz (no date). From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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