* John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga. London: William Heinemann Ltd., .
Fore-edge painting by Miss C. B. Currie, depicting 'A view of Maidenhead Bridge', signed, titled, and numbered 164 by the artist, circa 1928/29. Maidenhead is mentioned in Galsworthy’s The Forsyte Saga. Currie fore-edge paintings are rare on the market. Caroline Billin Curry, who signed her name under the pseudonym of “Miss C.B. Currie” worked on behalf of Henry Sotheran’s of London. Only 172 fore-edge paintings are known by her. She is also the first British artist, working professionally, to sign her name to these paintings.
* Christopher Idle [pseudonym], Hints on Shooting and Fishing, &c. Both on sea and land.... London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1855.
First edition. Fore-edge painting by Miss C. B. Currie, signed, depicting 'A view of Sonning Bridge', titled, and numbered 136 by the artist (c.1927/28). All known fore-edge paintings by Ms. Currie were signed either with her inked signature or a gilt-stamped signature (the earliest form). The signed limitation page (or “colophon” page) is unique in fore-edge painted books and was the form created by Rivière and Stonehouse of Sotheran’s. All of her fore-edge paintings appear on Rivière bindings, all created for Sotheran’s.