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Mrs Gore The Snow Storm a Christmas Story 1845 Bayntun Binder Bath

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Mrs. Gore, The Snow Storm, a Christmas Story. London, Fisher, Son, & Co., Angel Street,St. Martin’s-Le-Grand, London: Rue St. Honoré, Paris [1845]. Small 8vo. First edition, [initial blank; frontispiece with interlining leaf; title page, dedication page; iii, iv; 254 pages, original red cloth wrapper, original spine, original red cloth back, final blank]. This copy lacks the page of advertisements described by Cohn. Four full-page etchings by Geo. Cruikshank. Cohn 356. Full gilt, orange, long grain calf binding signed by [George] “Bayntun Binder Bath Eng.”, with gilt page edges all around. Monogram bookplate, (CEM?) in gilt-decorated morocco. In 1939 the Bayntun and Rivière binderies were incorporated into a new set of premises on Manvers Street (Bath). A very fine example of a master bookbinder’s art.

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Mrs. Gore, The Snow Storm, a Christmas Story. London, Fisher, Son, & Co., Angel Street,St. Martin’s-Le-Grand, London: Rue St. Honoré, Paris [1845]. Small 8vo. First edition, [initial blank; frontispiece with interlining leaf; title page, dedication page; iii, iv; 254 pages, original red cloth wrapper, original spine, original red cloth back, final blank]. This copy lacks the page of advertisements described by Cohn. Four full-page etchings by Geo. Cruikshank. Cohn 356. Full gilt, orange, long grain calf binding signed by [George] “Bayntun Binder Bath Eng.”, with gilt page edges all around. Monogram bookplate, (CEM?) in gilt-decorated morocco. In 1939 the Bayntun and Rivière binderies were incorporated into a new set of premises on Manvers Street (Bath). A very fine example of a master bookbinder’s art.

Mrs. Gore - The Snowstorm - A Christmas Story - 1858

Frontispiece, lining and title-page.

Mrs. Gore - The Snowstorm - A Christmas Story - 1858

Front cover of original wrapper bound-in.

Mrs. Gore - The Snowstorm - A Christmas Story - 1858

Backstrip of the original wrapper bound-in.

Mrs. Gore - The Snowstorm - A Christmas Story - 1858

Back cover of the original wrapper bound-in.

Mrs. Gore - The Snowstorm - A Christmas Story - 1858

Full-page illustration by George Cruikshank.

Inside front cover, with spectacular wave pattern endpaper, with leather and gold bookplate, “une lisière dorée et dentelée.”

Front cover in straight-grain morocco, with a gold scalloped border.

 

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