May 12, 2011 - Sale 2247

Sale 2247 - Lot 269

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(FORE-EDGE PAINTING). Falconer, William. The Shipwreck, A Poem. Engraved plates. 8vo, handsome contemporary green straight grain morocco gilt extra, edges and tips rubbed rubbed, spine dried and darkened with joints and ends worn; front endpaper a bit loose; modern custom cloth slipcase. London, 1811

Additional Details

double fore-edge showing early views of albany, n.y. One side shows the city from the east, along the Hudson River; the other side shows Albany from the north. Both views with nice detail and color. Uncommon.