Edwin Octavius Tregelles, Civil Engineer and Minister of the Gospel (Erotic Fore-Edge Painting). Sarah E. Fox.
Edwin Octavius Tregelles, Civil Engineer and Minister of the Gospel (Erotic Fore-Edge Painting)

Edwin Octavius Tregelles, Civil Engineer and Minister of the Gospel (Erotic Fore-Edge Painting)

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1892. Octavo. Item #022197

. Photographic frontispiece, 454pp., with a nice erotic fore-edge painting (An oddity since Tregelles became a minister later in life). and inscribed by Sarah's husband J. Hingston Fox dated 1895. Written directly from Tregelles' diary, edited by his daughter Sarah Fox who died suddenly while the last sheets were at the press, which left her Husband the responsibility of completing the work which they had together so nearly brought to a close. Sarah's father was an English ironmaster, civil engineer and in his later years became a Quaker minister and traveled to spread his gospel. Sarah describes her family and her life growing up then incorporates her father's day by day diary. Bound in full brown polished calf decoratively framed in gilt, raised bands with compartments stamped in gilt, red morocco spine label gilt, spine darkened, upper joints rubbed and with some splitting but not through boards, marbled endpapers, front inner hinge reinforced with cloth binder's tape, some corner wear, small nicks to two bands.

Price: $550.00

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