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Fore-edge Paintings, Robert Burns's Cottage.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Fore-edge Paintings, Robert Burns's Cottage.
The Songs of Burns, London: Sharpe, 1824, bound in full contemporary gold-tooled parchment over stiff boards with paintings of Ayr on the front board, and Kilmarnock on the back board, in addition to the fore-edge painting of Burns's cottage, lilac endleaves, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Robert Burns, Robert Burns's Cottage, London

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