The Hidden Art of Fore-Edge Book Painting
Book Title: Oberon
Oberon : a poem, from the German of Wieland / by William Sotheby, Esq. London : Printed for Cadell and Davies ... Edwards ... Faulder ... and Hatchard ..., 1798. Bound in original dark olive green grained morocco, stamped in blind in an ornamental patterned surround, gilt spine title, pink sink moire endleaves, all edges gilt. Fore-edge painting of a scene from the book "Bagdad, 'go hence to Bagdad'", p. 34.