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The Good Shunammite : ii Kings, Chap iv, v viii.
[London] : Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1847. 0. 20 Chromolithographic plates, with mediaeval style illustrations and decorative borders heightened in gold. According to COPAC* these designs are by Owen Jones. Last leaf ( xxi ) reads: "This book was completed for Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans the last day of October at the studio of Lewis Gruner in the year of our Lord MDCCCXLVII." *Referenced by : McLean R. - Victorian book design & color printing p. 73. 6.75" x 4.75" x 0.25"]. Original publisher's black embossed papier-mache covers elaborately blind-tooled depicting a title cartouche with vineleaf border with the original leather spine . Chips to corners of boards. All page edges gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Original marbled endpapers. Twenty illuminated chromolithographic plates, lightly foxed and soiled. A well preserved copy of this scarce book. .
      [Bookseller: Chilton Books ]
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