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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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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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