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    [Fore-edge Painting]. Thomas Campbell. Specimens of the British Poets; with Biographical and Critical Notices, and An Essay on English Poetry. London: John Murray, 1841. Octavo. With a fore-edge painting of a couple in a boat being polled across a lake towards the University of Glasgow. Additional engraved title page, frontispiece portrait of Campbell. Full green pebbled morocco with gilt decorated boarders, thistle and harp devices, five raised spine bands with gilt lettered title label and extra gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins. Front cover detached. Binding rubbed, corner's bumped, rear joint and hinge cracking. Pencil annotations on front pastedown and verso of front free endpaper, foxing (heaviest on portrait and engraved title page), and a few minor dampstains. Very good.

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