Edinburgh: Edmunston & Douglas, 1866. 12mo (185 x 122 mm). Full dark-purple straight-grained morocco gilt, all edges gilt, by Rivière, with a FORE-EDGE PAINTING BY C.B. CURRIE under the gold, of a view of Pope's Villa at Tickenham. In a black cloth folding case. Provenance: Sotheran Catalogue 82, item 831 (with their inkstamp on verso of front free endpaper); Robert S. Barclay (sold American Art Association, 24-25 February 1925, lot 266); Gertrude and Conrad Dings (bookplate); Dorothy Dings Kahler (ink inscription beneath bookplate). Very light wear at corners, a few touches of wear on covers and joints, generally in very well-preserved condition. Item #408490
With manuscript attestation leaf at front signed by Miss Currie and designating this as no. 28 of the books with a Currie fore-edge painting. Weber 28.