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Old Dec 11 2007, 08:10 AM   #1
dack4568
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Default Fore Edge Paintings

Hi
If anyone is interested in Rare books decorated with a fore-edge painting try the following website:
www.foreedgeclare.co.uk

A fore-edge painting is where the page block of a book is fanned and an image is applied to the stepped surface of the page edges. The art of fore-edge painting came into existance in the mid 17th century, although the actual originator of fore-edge painting is unknown. Today fore-edge painting is practiced by a few select artists.
To see a gallery of work follow the link.

Dack.
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