Fore-edge painting England Dawlish seaside town c.1805 Hayley leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Fore Edge Painting- Dawlish England- coastal seaside town- United Kingdom.
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The Triumphs of Temper; A Poem: in Six Cantos, by William Hayley, Esq.
1801, London, T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. With seven 18th century copper engraved plates by Sharp, Heath and others.
Period grained full morocco, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments, star devices and title, boards outline gilt ruled, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Old fore-edge painting done long ago, almost certainly not recent.
Binding shows signs of age, time and handling but remains sound, tight, clean and with a fine age patina.
Book measures: 6 3/8" H X 4 1/8" W.