Account Life Spencer Houghton Cone 1856 Baptist Preacher embossed leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Americana, Religion, Christianity).
Some Account of the Life of Spencer Houghton Cone, A Baptist Preacher in America.
Published 1856, New York by Livermore & Rudd.
484 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt title lettering, ornate embossed spine & cover decorations.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Front joint broken/ cracked, front cover still strongly held. Still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is mostly clean, light minor scattered spotting, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, 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. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/8" W.