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[Erotic Fore-edge Painting] LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882).
The Poetical Works, Lyrical and Dramatic. With an introductory essay by the Rev. G. Gilfillan. and numerous original illustrations. Seventh edition.
London: Bickers and Bush, 1858. London:: Bickers and Bush, 1858., 1858. Small 8vo. xxvi, 476, [30] pp. Illustrated with steel engravings. Original full tan gilt-ruled calf, raised bands, spine compartments gilt tooled, red leather spine label, all edges gilt; rubbed, corners worn. Very good. With an erotic fore-edge painting of a man and woman, nude, in bed, etc. Painted for Harrington's, London, [by their house artist] ca. 1997. Well painted scene, very erotic. The scene is not signed, but the origin of being painted is known
Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books [Switzerland]
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