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(Fore-Edge Painting), Princess Elizabeth, (1770-1840), Her Copy

Auction:
2433
Lot:
213A
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Fore-Edge Painting), Princess Elizabeth, (1770-1840), Her Copy, Bidlake, John, The Truth and Consistency of Divine Relevation...in Eight Discourses..., London: 1813, second edition, signed to u.r. of titlepage, with pencil notations and tipt in sheet to flyleaves regarding Princess Elizabeth, the fore-edge painting depicting Windsor Castle as scene from the river, gilt tooled crushed red morocco, slipcased, 8vo, (front flyleaves loose, front hinge starting, pastedown with bookplate, extremity wear and scuffing).

Note: Princess Elizabeth, one of George III's daughters, is listed on page v, along with her siblings, as a subscriber of this work.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Elizabeth, The Truth, London, Windsor Castle, George III, Book, Book design, Bookbinding, Fore-edge painting, Paper, Printing

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