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    Sale 2242 | Lot 40
    Price Realized: $4,200With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2242 Lot 40

      WITH EIGHT FORE-EDGE LONDON VIEWS (FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS.) Addison, Joseph; Steele, Richard; et al. The Spectator. 8 volumes. Large 8vo, 253x155 mm, contemporary green straight-grain morocco, spines scuffed and slightly darkened to brown; scattered minor marginal foxing; 2 cloth slipcases. Signature of Mary Erskine dated 1803 in each volume. London: H. Baldwin for Messrs. Longman, Dodsley, et al., 1797
      Estimate $4,000-6,000

      large-paper set with eight fore-edge paintings. As identified by handwritten captions in each volume, the subjects of the paintings are Blackfriars Bridge, 1791, with St. Paul's Cathedral in the background; Old London Bridge; Gate-House, Highgate; "Jenny's Whim" Bridge, Pimlico, 1750; Old Chelsea Bun Shop, 1800; Ranelagh Gardens, 1750; Bagnigge Wells, 1780; and Vauxhall Gardens.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,200