Title Poems by Thomas Hood - With Fore-Edge Paining of an Amputation by Martin Frost, foredge
Book Condition Very Good +
Publisher London Edward Moxon & Co. 1860
Seller ID 1245
Hood, Thomas. Poems by Thomas Hood. London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1860, 12th edition. Textured burnt orange leather with slightly dulled gilt spine titles, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, 10.5 cm by 16.8 cm, x  388 pp. Features a 2005 fore-edge painting by Martin Frost of an amputation, titled “Early Surgery” in the style of Thomas Rowlandson. Light wear at corners and hinges and one signature is minutely off-set (does not affect fore-edge painting). Remnants of an old bookseller label on front pastedown. Martin Frost was featured in the May/June 2008 issue of Fine Books & Collections, a copy of which will be included with the book, as is a note signed by Frost giving the painting’s title.