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Poems by Thomas Hood - With Fore-Edge Paining of an Amputation by Martin Frost, foredge

By: Hood, Thomas.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co.: 1860

Edition: 12th

Seller ID: 1245

Condition: Very Good +


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 [1] 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 & Collection... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore [Four-Edge Painting]

By: Moore, Thomas; William Michael Rossetti, ed.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Suttaby & Co.: not dated, c. 1870

Seller ID: 3317

Condition: Near Fine


Not dated, c. 1870. Rebound in full burgundy calf with bright gilt spine titles and embellishments and five raised spine bands, all edges gilt (see below), 13 by 19 cm, xxviii 595 pp., illus. The binding is fine; the textblock is near fine but for some light foxing to the first four and last two leaves. An extensive collection of Moore’s poetry with a critical essay by Rossetti. However, the real treat is the wonderful fore-edge painting hidden beneath the gilt. This lightly-erotic image of two lovers embracing is by an unknown artist and not dated, but looks to be contemporary to the b... View more info