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Fore-edge Painting of a Hunting Scene.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Fore-edge Painting of a Hunting Scene. Three mounted horseman garbed in red jackets ride across a moor toward a river, the scene painted on Thomas Campbell's Specimens of the British Poets, London: Murray, 1841, large octavo, bound in full contemporary red morocco, a.e.g., 9 1/4 x 6 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Thomas Campbell, Book design, Bookbinding, Fore-edge painting, Red, Visual arts, London

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