Advice to Married Couple c.1840 & Keats Sonnets wooden covers small books pairBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Romantic Poetry, Marriage Advice, 19th Century Publications, Wood Cover, Advice for Couples].
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Lot of two pocket sized near miniature books from the mid 19th century & likely early 20th century. Please see below for full bibliographic information.
The Christian Minister's Affectionate Advice to a Married Couple, by Reverend James Bean, A.M.
Published c. 1840's, New York by the American Tract Society.
63 pages. Woodcut frontis. Lovely stamped in blind binding, white silk fabric with moire finish, large central gilt device.
Sonnets of Keats.
Published c. 1890-1910, Edinburgh by the Riverside Press, LTD.
80 pages. Wood covers, cloth spine.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive. Bindings remain tight, and sound. Interior contents bright and largely free of spotting or foxing.
Pair along the shelf measures:
Largest book measures: 4 1/4" H X 3" W.
Smallest book measures: 3 1/2" H X 2 1/2" W.