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    [Thomas Gosden, binder]. Thomas Campbell. Pair of hunting themed fore-edge paintings: Songs of the Chace... and Gertrude of Wyoming and Other Poems. London: Various publishers, 1811-1825. One double fore-edge painting depicting two fox hunting scenes; one fore-edge painting depicting the book title surrounded by hunting and fishing tools, both artists unknown. [Thomas Gosden]. Songs of the Chace, &c. Containing an extensive collection relative to the sports of the field. London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, 1811. Second edition. Fore-edge painting depicting the title of the book surrounded by various hunting and angling tools, artist unknown. 12mo. 469, [1, publisher's ad] pages. Presumed Thomas Gosden binding; contemporary, pictorial straight grain crimson morocco, decorated in gilt and blind with Gosden's signature emblematic tools, spine decorated in gilt with four raised bands, decorative gilt roll to edges. Corners just bumped, moderate edgewear, spine sunned, somewhat worn. Brown endpapers, blue leather book label to front pastedown (possibly Denison), endpapers somewhat faded. Internally generally clean, all edges gilt; some gutters overextended, minor intermittent foxing, some wear and soiling to gilt on edges. Very good with charming, but dulled and somewhat worn fore-edge painting.

    Thomas Campbell. Gertrude of Wyoming and Other Poems. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. Ninth edition. Double fore-edge painting depicting two fox hunting scenes, artist unknown. 12mo. 160 pages. Illustrated with engravings. Contemporary burgundy straight grain morocco decorated in gilt and blind, spine decorated in gilt with four raised bands, decorative gilt roll to edges. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderated edgewear, joints worn and starting, somewhat rubbed. Inner dentelles gilt, brown endpapers, minor soiling. All edges gilt; somewhat foxed, some offsetting, moderate text block edgewear. Very good with amateur but bright fore-edge painting.

    Weber, Annotated Dictionary, pages 160-163. From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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