Author:[Fore-Edge Painting] ROGERS, Samuel

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Image for Italy, a poem.

Italy, a poem.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] ROGERS, Samuel.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for T. Cadell; and E. Moxon, 1830.: 1830

Seller ID: FF149


8vo. vii, 284 pp. Bound ca. 1890/1905 in full olive brown crushed morocco, gilt corner decorations, dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endleaves; p. 273/4 torn and mended. Alfred Trapnell bookplate. Very good. With a vertical fore-edge painting of a large urn or vase with a plant. The painting is not signed or dated. The view is suggestive of three urns that decorate the text of this volume, but it is not a copy of them. Alfred Trapnell bookplate, his library sold in NY ca. 1910 ["997" label]. Was the fore-edge painted before Trapnell bought the book or after? Alfred Trapnell was a famous col... View more info

Image for The Poetical Works.

The Poetical Works.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] ROGERS, Samuel.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Moxon, 1848.: 1848

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: FF150


12mo. xi, 377 pp. Half-title, index. Original full maroon morocco, gilt-stamped, gilt spine, a.e.g.; corners worn, else very good. Earlier unrelated ownership inscription, 1848. Bookplates of Edward Laurence Doheny and Carrie Estelle Doheny. With a fine fore-edge painting by the "Dover Painter" (ca. 1920s) of "The ruins of the Villa Maecenas at Tivoli." The title label inscribed by the artist. The "Dover Painter" worked for Marks & Co. and became the backbone of the Doheny collection, with about half of her collection being specimens from this artist. View more info