STEWART, John Watson
[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. Watson’s or the Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack, (as compiled by the late John Watson Stewart,) for the Year of our Lord 1830 …
Dublin : Stewart and Hopes, . Octavo, finely bound in full straight-grained morocco, gilt-decorated on upper and lower boards with the Royal Coat of Arms within an elaborate decorative border, spine in compartments with gilt-tooling (a little sunned), all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, the fore edge with a painting of the Bank of Ireland, Dublin, pp. 242; folding map of Dublin, a very fine copy.
A finely bound Irish almanack with attractive fore-edge painting,
Provenance: Frank Hammond, Bookseller, U.K., his original receipt to the previous owner, dated 1969.
Private collection, Melbourne