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  • Collecting Rare Books and First Editions - Fore-Edge Paintings 


    Collecting Rare Books and First Editions - Fore-Edge Paintings
    Published 03 May 2013

    Discovering a fore-edge painting is always a pleasant surprise. When I first started my bookselling apprenticeship, it was one of the first things I was told to look out for (along with interesting bookplates, and ephemera tucked into the books). If you have not come across fore-edge paintings, let me first explain what they are.

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