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The Microcosm, a periodical work . of the - Fore-Edge Painting/Doheny copy] GRIF - 1790. [1274421]
C. Knight ., Windsor: 1790 - . WITH TWO FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS OF CHISWICK AND ISLEWORTH. THE PAINTINGS ARE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE 1920S OR LATER. MRS. DOHENY PURCHASED THE SET FROM CHARLES SAWYER, ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 1946. This fore-edge painting was listed in Doheny’s catalog of 1955, part III. Later the book was sold Feb. 21-22, 1989, lot 1967, with the Zimmermann, selling to the Strand [$2,420 – lot included 3 titles in 5 volumes]. Provenance: John Hamilton, 1801; Estelle Doheny. See: Weber, Annotated Dictionary of Fore-edge Painting Artists & Binders, pp. 92-4. 2 volumes. 12mo. ix, [1], 242; [ix], [1], 228 pp. Original full straight grained red morocco, two different gilt-border treatments on either volume, spines match with their gilt-stamping, all edges gilt, matching gilt dentelles, marbled endsheets. Signature of John Hamilton, 1801. Bookplate of Estelle Doheny. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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