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1843 KING JAMES BIBLE FORE EDGE PAINTING STORAGE CASE FINE BINDING NEAR FINE
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1843. NEAR FINE CONDITION WITH A BEAUTIFUL FORE EDGE PAINTING. SEE PICS AND REPORT BELOW. PRESENTING FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION EXQUISITE GENUINE 175 YEAR OLD *KING JAMES BIBLE* PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OXFORD IN 1843 ***FEATURING A BEAUTIFUL COLOR FORE EDGE PAINTING OF A COUNTRY SCENE WITH FARM ANIMALS IN THE FORE GROUND AND A CATHEDRAL IN THE BACKGROUND !*** * OCTAVO EDITION * MEASURES 7" x 4 1/2" & NICELY BOUND IN FINE DARK BROWN LEATHER WITH GOLD GILT TURN-INS AND WITH ITS ORIGINAL CUSTOM FITTED FLIP STORAGE CASE ! *DISPLAY PRESS IS NOT INCLUDED, HOWEVER IT IS LISTED FOR SALE IN OUR STORE* A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF A MID 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH ART FORM ! A fore-edge painting is a scene painted on the edges of the pages of a book. There are two basic forms, including paintings on edges that have been fanned and edges that are closed; thus with the first instance a book edge must be fanned to see the painting and in the second the painting is on the closed edge itself and thus should not be fanned. A fanned painting is one that is not visible when the book is closed. In order to view the painting, the leaves of the book must be fanned, exposing the edges of the pages and thereby the painting. Another basic difference is that a painting on the closed edge is painted directly on the surface of the book edge (the fore-edge being the opposite of the spine side). For the fanned painting the watercolor is applied to the top or bottom margin (recto or verso) of the page/leaf and not to the actual "fore"-edge itself. The earliest fore-edge paintings date po … [Click Below for Full Description]
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