The Fore-edge Paintings of John T. Beer; a biographical & historical essayfollowed by a catalogue raisonné based on the sale of his library. With aprologue: The ABC’s of fore-edge painting.
Weber, Jeff.

Los Angeles: Jeff Weber Rare Books, 2006. Limited to 210 copies printed by the Castle Press, Pasadena. Ten plates, including color and black and white illustrations. Bound by the Campbell-Logan Bindery in dark blue cloth with gilt spine. As new in plain paper dust jacket. Octavo. xxvi, 164 pp. (Item ID: 13887)


The only major book on fore-edge paintings in forty years--since the publication of the second edition of the author's grandfather's book, 'Fore-Edge Painting' by Carl Weber, and a welcome edition to the literature of this unique form of book decoration. Includes a section on "The ABCs of Fore-Edge Paintings," which is especially helpful to beginners.

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