Ships at sea

Book title: Bride of Abydos

Byron, Lord.

The Bride of Abydos. 8th ed. The Giaour. 11th ed. The Corsair. 4th ed. London, Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, 1814.

3 vols. in 1, full contemporary tan straight grain morocco, elaborately tooled with onlays of green morocco, watered silk end leaves, gilt gauffered edges.

Beneath the gilt on the fore edge is a finely executed painting of several ships at sea. A charming fore edge painting in a fine old binding.

I. The Bride of Abydos. The Giaour. III. The Corsair.

Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Bodies of water