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    [Fore-Edge Painting]. [Washington Irving]. Tales of a Traveller. London: 1824. First edition, two volumes, each with a fore-edge painting.

    More Information: [Fore-Edge Painting]. [Washington Irving]. Tales of a Traveller. By Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. London: John Murray, 1824. First edition. Two volumes, each with a fore-edge painting. Octavo (8.375 x 5 inches; 214 x 128 mm.). [iii]-xvi, 364; [iii]-vi, 394, [1, Notice], [1, colophon] pages; bound without half-titles. Nineteenth-century brownish-red straight-grain morocco, boards decoratively paneled in gilt, spines tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board-edges and turn-ins; all edges gilt. Finely-detailed full-color fore-edge paintings of a town scene and a sea-side scene. Spines lightly sunned; some minor rubbing to bindings. Near fine. BAL 10116.

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