Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832: Travelling Sketches in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine (with Double Fore-edge Painting). Leitch Ritchie.
Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832: Travelling Sketches in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine (with Double Fore-edge Painting)
Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832: Travelling Sketches in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine (with Double Fore-edge Painting)

Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832: Travelling Sketches in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine (with Double Fore-edge Painting)

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. The double fore-edge painting is of Boston and Philadelphia. 8vo. [viii], 256 pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispieces engraving with tissue guard. With Twenty-Six Beautifully Finished Engravings with tissue guards, from Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield. Publisher's blindstamped red cloth with gilt decoration to covers; gilt lettering & decoration to spine; top edge gilt. Minor wear to extremities; darkening to spine; front hinge cracked; else a near fine copy. Item #20642

According to Weber "Annotated Dictionary of Fore-Edge Painting Artists & Binders", the artist most likely is S.E. Stevens, known as the 'American City View Painter' who was considered one of the most prolific painters of double-fore-edge paintings after World War II. .

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