May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 28
 

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[Fore-Edge Painting] Malory, Thomas, Sir
Morte Darthur

London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1871. The Globe Edition. 12mo. 509 pp. Introduction by Sir Edward Strachey. Fore-edge painting replicating CSS Nashville burning the ship Harvey Birch off the Irish Coast, November 19, 1861 by Duncan McFarlane (1864). Full dark blue pebbled morocco, stamped in gilt, front and rear joint rubbed, corners lightly worn; all edges gilt; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; by Caves & Wilson, Cambridge; two ownership inscriptions on first free leaf; foxing to prelims and rear blanks and endpapers; scattered minor spotting to text.

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London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1871. The Globe Edition. 12mo. 509 pp. Introduction by Sir Edward Strachey. Fore-edge painting replicating CSS Nashville burning the ship Harvey Birch off the Irish Coast, November 19, 1861 by Duncan McFarlane (1864). Full dark blue pebbled morocco, stamped in gilt, front and rear joint rubbed, corners lightly worn; all edges gilt; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; by Caves & Wilson, Cambridge; two ownership inscriptions on first free leaf; foxing to prelims and rear blanks and endpapers; scattered minor spotting to text.

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