Lot 127: (FORE-EDGE PAINTING.) Macaulay, Thomas Babington. The History of England.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (FORE-EDGE PAINTING.) Macaulay, Thomas Babington. The History of England. 5 volumes. 8vo, contemporary full blue morocco gilt, arms of Trinity College, Cambridge, stamped in gilt on front and rear covers of each volume, all edges gilt; some wear to edges and extremities, particularly to joints. London: Longman, Green, 1861
Notes: A five-volume set with fine fore-edge paintings of British castles, including Warwick Castle, Cowes Castle (Isle of Wight), Shrewsbury Castle, Caernarvon Castle, and Benton Castle (Milford Haven).