A Tahla em Portugal 1962 Robert C. Smith Portuguese Church Architecture bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Tahla em Portugal, by Robert C. Smith.
Published 1962, Lisbon by Livros Horizonte.
198 pages plus 148 pages of nice photographic plates. Text in Portuguese.
Period full smooth red leather binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover & spine decorations.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, minor light spotting, staining or scuffing, yet still remains clean, bright and overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, couple pages with bent corners, one page with slight wrinkle near top corner, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 9 1/4" W. Large heavy monumental book.