The Hidden Art of Fore-Edge Book Painting
Book Title: Specimens of the early English poets
Specimens of the early English poets. London : Printed for Edwards..., 1790. Edited and compiled by George Ellis. Bound in full vellum, gilt design within panel borders on sides, elaborate design on the back with lyres and Etruscan motif, gilt edges, by Edwards of Halifax. Fore-edge painting of the house of Sir Thomas Claverings, Oxwell Park, Northumberland whose name appears in ink on the fly leaf of the volume.