The riffle gallery

I never heard of fore-edge paintings on books until I saw these YouTube clips. Here’s an example from what I can only suspect is a hardcover edition of Moby-Dick:

Or this one, for the book Analysis of a Game of Chess:

This site devoted to fore-edge painting gives plenty of information, along with variations of what can be done.

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One thought on “The riffle gallery

  1. mikeb302000 says:

    Those are really cool. I’d never heard of them.

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