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MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh : An Oriental Romance. With illustrations angraved by Edmund Evans from original drawings by Samuel Palmer, Birket Foster &c. , Routledge 1860.

First Edmund Evans Edition, striking original red cloth binding by Leighton Son & Hodge profusely decorated in gilt, very neatly rebacked retaining original [but dulled] backstrip. 4to, c.pp314 a.e.g., some occasional light spotting, mainly at beginning and end, but overall an excellent copy of a typically vulnerable cloth-bound 1860s Gift Book. Includes particularly one illustration after Samuel Palmer : and a frontispiece & 39 other illustrations after Hablot Browne, Kenny Meadows, Birket Foster &c. This copy with handsome armorial bookplate of Raymond Lister, the important Blake / Calvert / Palmer collector & scholar. With letter of presentation to Lister from the book scholar David Bindman following the major Palmer exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. For this Palmer book see Lister : Palmer Catalogue Raisonne : B5 : 'The compiler is indebted to the generosity of Professor David Bindman for the gift of his copy of this book, containing the previously unrecorded design by Palmer'. (Book ref. 8438 )  £ 110.00

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