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Fore-Edge Painting; A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration by Carl J. Weber - Hardcover - First edition - 1966 - from Midway Used and Rare Books and Biblio.com

Fore-Edge Painting; A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration

by Carl J. Weber

Condition: near fine/very good


Harvey House Publisher, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. near fine/very good. A very nice copy in a price clipped dust jacket. 223pp. Jacket has some small closed tears and rubbing at edges. In a brodart protective wrapper.




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