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Author Name    LOCKHART, John Gibson. (trans.); Owen JONES.

Title   Ancient Spanish Ballads; Historical and Romantic. Translated, with notes, ... a new edition, revised. With numerous illustrations from drawings by Williams Allan, David Roberts, William Simon, Henry Warren, C.E. Aubrey, and William Harvey. The borders and ornamental vignettes by Owen Jones, Architect.

Publisher   London: John Murray, 1842. 1842

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   FF186

Printed by Vizetelly Brothers and Co. Small folio. [242] pp. Illustrated with numerous engravings by various artists and color decorative boarders by Owen Jones. Contemporary red blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt, by Remnant and Edmonds [binders, signed on rear fly-leaf]; some neat repairs to upper joint. Bookplate and stamps from the Brooklyn Public Library, their spine call number and perforated title. Very good. With a marvelous fore-edge painting of “Gibraltar” painted by the “Dover” painter, associated with Marks & Co., ca. 1928. The “Black Gibraltar’s giant rocks” are part of the poem called “Count Arnaldos” found within the text. See: Weber, Jeff, Annotated Dictionary of Fore-edge Painting Artists & Binders, pp. 98-103.

Fore-edge Painting

Price = 800.00 USD

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