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The Rule And Exercises Of Holy Dying [With Rare Historical Fore-Edge Painting Of Early Painted View Of Washington Dc From Arlington Heights, Showing Washington Monument Under Construction]

The Rule And Exercises Of Holy Dying [With Rare Historical Fore-Edge Painting Of Early Painted View Of Washington Dc From Arlington Heights, Showing Washington Monument Under Construction]

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The Rule And Exercises Of Holy Dying [With Rare Historical Fore-Edge Painting Of Early Painted View Of Washington Dc From Arlington Heights, Showing Washington Monument Under Construction]

by Taylor, Jeremy

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London: W. Pickering, 1850. 5th or later Edition . Red Morocco. Near Fine. Fore-Edge Painting. 262 Pp. Full Pebbled Red Morocco, All Compartments Gilt, Five Bands, Covers Elaborately Gilt With Nine Borders In Gilt, Inner Blind-Stamped Rule With Corner Embellishment, Elaborately Gilt Edges And Elaborately Gilt Turns, All Edges Of Page Block Gilt, Yellow Endpapers, With Bound In Black Silk Marker. Title Page In Red And Black. 6 5/8" Tall. Remarkably Well Preserved, Slight Rubbing, No Names Or Marks. This Example With A Well-Preserved Fore Edge Painting Of Washington D. C. From Arlington Heights With Potomac River And Several Ships In Foreground, Painting Apparently Done Apparently Circa 1850-1853 As The Washington Monument Is Depicted As About 1/3 Completed.

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Title
The Rule And Exercises Of Holy Dying [With Rare Historical Fore-Edge Painting Of Early Painted View Of Washington Dc From Arlington Heights, Showing Washington Monument Under Construction]
Author
Taylor, Jeremy
Illustrator
Fore-Edge Painting
Format/Binding
Red Morocco
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
5th or later Edition
Publisher
W. Pickering
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1850
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Art
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Rare And Unusual Books; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books; "Art-Original Paintings;

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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover book with a decorative texture of repeated small raised bumps,...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Fore Edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine. That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a traditional...

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