Lot 5: THE CHACE... Fore Edge painting of horses & hound.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Fore Edge Painting] William Somerville. THE CHACE, A POEM . A New Edition. With A Critical Essay by by J. Aitkin, M. D. Lon: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1796. 6 plates after T. Stothard (this edition being the first to include Stothards illustrations). , 186, ad  pp. 12mo/small 8vo. Red leather. Covers separated. Fore edge and interior very good. Fore edge painting shows 2 horses racing, both with a red-coated rider and a hound running. Less than 1 Lb.