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    [Fore-edge Painting]. Thomas Price. The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare. London: Scott, Webster, and Geary, 1838. Octavo. With a fore-edge painting of Sizergh Castle in Cumbria, England. Bound in full green leather with gilt rules and small corner decorations on boards, five raised spine bands, stamped title and decorations in compartments with small traces of gilt, gilt board edges and inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed, corners bumped, rear joint cracked, front joint starting. Front free endpaper, adjacent leaf, and half-title coming loose from binding. Small bookseller label on front pastedown. Ink gift inscription on half-title page. Some foxing mostly to front and rear of book. Very good.

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