London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
FORE-EDGE PAINTING -- ZIMMERMANN, Johann Georg. Solitude, London: Vernor and Hood (and others), 1797. 8°, additional engraved title, portrait of the author and 5 plates by Ridley (very light discolouration and offsetting). Contemporary Etruscan panelled calf gilt by or in the style of Edwards of Halifax, olive title-label on spine, gilt edges, green straight-grained morocco slipcase (lower linge lightly cracked, head and foot of spine lightly rubbed). FORE-EDGE PAINTING depicting Rycot in Oxfordshire with its church, the seat of the Earl of Abingdon.
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