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RARE CHINESE FORE-EDGE PAINTING: “THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT, ENQUIRING THE WAY”

(FORE-EDGE PAINTING) HUNG-NIEN, Lu. Fore-Edge Painting. ON: Chi Chiu Chang. WITH: I Chou Shu. No place, 1800.

Wonderful rare Christian fore-edge painting, executed by Chinese artists around 1939 under the direction of Catholic missionary and college president, William B. Pettus, after a painting by very promising student Lu Hung-Nien. $4200.

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“TORTURE IN LOVE, AND DESPAIR, AND MADNESS”

DICKENS, Charles. Our Mutual Friend. London, 1865. Two volumes.

First edition, bound from parts, of this classic Dickens novel about liars, deceivers, and pretenders, with 40 illustrations by Marcus Stone, handsomely bound and with an elaborate bi-directional fore-edge painting of Charles Dickens. $2800.

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SPIRITED FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A FOX-CHASE ON SOMERVILLE’S “THE CHASE,” 1802, ILLUSTRATED BY THE BEWICKS

(FORE-EDGE PAINTING) SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase; a Poem. London, 1802. Later illustrated edition of “The Case,” “held in high esteem by sportsmen,” with 13 fine wood-engraved vignettes by John and Thomas Bewick, and sporting a wonderful early fore-edge painting of the hunt, handsomely bound. $2200.

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