Abington Bridge

Book title: The Christian year, v.2

DOUBLE EDGE

[Keble, John.]

The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the year. Oxford, Printed for W. Baxter and C. & J. Rivington, 1827.

2 vols., f'cap 8vo, contemporary cream calf, gilt borders on covers, gilt decorated spines, red and black morocco labels, gilt edges. In a cloth slip case.

First edition. Each fore-edge decorated with a double fore-edge painting of unusual artistic skill. The four paintings are elliptical in form, surrounded by decorative borders of leaves, flowers and branches. On volume I appear a distant view of Oxford and a view of Oriel College. Volume II bears a landscape depicting Abington Bridge and a picture of Magdalen College and Bridge.

I. Title.

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Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Educational facilities
Flowers
Decorations