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(Fore-Edge Painting of a Whaling Scene)

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2300
Lot:
246
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(Fore-Edge Painting of a Whaling Scene), The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White, London: William Pickering, 1830, gilt-tooled and lettered full crushed green morocco, depicting a whale attacking a harpoon boat, small 8vo, (very good overall).
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Henry Kirke White, William Pickering, London, Book design, Bookbinding, Fishing, Fore-edge painting, Harpoons, Whaling

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