Fore-Edge Painting The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes
WORKS OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES; FORE-EDGE PAINTING Cambridge Edition. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, The Complete works of Oliver Wendell Holmes 1 volume with Fore-Edge Painting. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Riverside Press, Cambridge. Singed Fore-Edge by La Vigne dated 1980, selected a Cambridge edition om Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Complete poetical works, 1895 bound in full brown morocco the Fore-Edge is painted in the style of Pieter Bruegel the elder, Tempest at Sea. From the Russ Johanson Collection and pictured and described in Webber’s book of Fore-Edge Paintings on pg. 186. Although the photograph and description suggest the painting is on Goodrich Natural History when in fact it is on Holmes Works.