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Image for Fore-edge Painting. A historical survey of a curious art . . .

Fore-edge Painting. A historical survey of a curious art . . .

By: WEBER, Carl J.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York:, Harvey House, 1966.: 1966

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: FF053


8vo. Tipped-in color plates, monochrome illustrations, bibliography, index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Signed by the author's grandson, Jeff Weber. Very good. SECOND EDITION. Re-written largely using examples from the publisher's own personal collection, Zola E. Harvey's books were of considerable interest, but not as early as the Doheny Collection. The Harvey collection sold at Swann Galleries a few years ago. View more info

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A Thousand and One Fore-Edge Paintings. With Notes on the Artists, Bookbinders, Publishers, and Other Men and Women Connected with the History of a Curious Art.

By: WEBER, Carl J.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Waterville, Maine:, Colby College Press, 1949.: 1949

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: FF236


Series: Colby College Monograph No. 16. Large 8vo. xvi, 194 pp. 24 illustrations, index. Original blue-green buckram, dust-jacket; jacket edges a bit worn, cellophane tape applied to head of jacket spine. Signed by the author's grandson, Jeff Weber. Very good. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies printed by the Anthoensen Press. The first published history of fore-edge painting, this text was written by an English professor (my grandfather) who brought his love of English literature to offer some added interest to this unique field of book decoration. The edition contains within the important inve... View more info