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Author Name    [Fore-Edge Painting] SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe.

Title   The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Mrs. Shelley. A new edition.

Binding   hardcover

Book Condition   Large 8vo. xvi, 363, [1]; xiv, [2], 164 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait, and pictorial half-title. Original dark green black

Publisher   London: Edward Moxon 1850

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   FF230

London:: Edward Moxon. 1850. hardcover. Large 8vo. xvi, 363, [1]; xiv, [2], 164 pp. Engraved frontispiece. portrait, and pictorial half-title. Original dark green black and. gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt; lower corners markedly bumped,. joints rubbed. Very good.. WITH A FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING BY MARTIN FROST, SIGNED WITH HIS INITIALS, AND INSCRIBED BY HIM WITH THE PAINTING TITLES, “THE CHAPEL AT ETON FROM THE RIVER,” AND “THE CASA MAGNI – SHELLEY’S HOUSE NEAR LERICI.” [signed on the painting in the bottom left-hand corner]. The piece is a type of a triptych with the two scenes on either side of a portrait of the author surrounded by a decorative motif. See: Weber, Annotated Dictionary of Fore- edge Painting Artists & Binders, pp. 151-3. . 2

Price = 675.00 USD



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