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  • Collection: Fore-Edge Paintings
Go to Protagonist of Pit and the Pendulum item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "The Works of Edgar Allan Poe." Image of the protagonist of Pit and the Pendulum is based on illustration by Arthur Rackham. The figure appears gaunt and terrified, clad only in his "wrapper of coarse serge." Standing at…
Go to Single-Masted Ship on the River Thames with the Tower of London in the Distance item page

Painting on the fore-edge of vol. 2 of "Osmond: a tale" by Mary Ann Kelty of a single-masted ship on the River Thames with the Tower of London in the middle distance.
Go to View of a Bridge item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Six sermons on the church and her ministry" by John Stonard. When the leaves are fanned one way a view of a bridge is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of a city is displayed.
Go to View of a City item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Six sermons on the church and her ministry" by John Stonard. When the leaves are fanned one way a view of a city is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of a bridge is displayed.
Go to View of Edinburgh Scotland item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott" of a view of Edinburgh.
Go to View of the Town of Bedford, England item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "The select works of John Bunyan" by George Cheever. When the leaves are fanned one way, a view of the town of Bedford, England from the north is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of…
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