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Book Description

[Strictly speaking, 36 volumes in 18, but most commonly seen bound thus] John Sharpe, c. 1810. Uniformly bound in contemporary straight grained morocco, ornately gilt on the spines and covers with a central lyre device to the centre of each board. All edges gilt. Contained in a purpose built brass inlaid miniature cabinet bookcase, the moulded top centred by an inlaid lyre, matching that to the cover of each volume, over a glazed brass strung door, on ogee bracket feet, the whole 15 inches high. The wood was probably originally simply waxed and at some time in the past has been French polished. Each of the 18 volumes has a unique foredge painting of an English pastoral scene probably executed at a later date, hidden under the gilt foredge.
Author REGENCY BINDINGS WITH 18 FOREDGE PAINTINGS
Date 1810

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