Fore-Edge Painted Books

     Posted By: Paul - Thu Jan 07, 2021
     Category: Art | Magic and Illusions and Sleight of Hand | Books

Fascinating. I'd seen unhidden painted edges before - where the edge was painted instead of, not as well as, gilded - but never this kind.
Posted by Richard Bos on 01/09/21 at 06:53 AM
I have a book (copyright 1892) which someone tried to edge-paint. They obviously didn't know what they were doing because you now can't open it. Sadly, it falls into the "not quite valuable enough to justify sending to a restorer" category.
Posted by Phideaux on 01/11/21 at 06:50 PM
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