Alexander Shanks Collected Sermons 1820 nice leather book 1st American EditionBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Sermons, Chiefly on Sacramental Occasions, by Alexander Shanks.
1st American edition published 1820, Washington, Pennsylvania by John Grayson.
428 pages. Text in English.
Period full mottled calf leather binding, smooth spine with double ruled gilt compartments and title lettering on contrasting leather label.
Text block age toned with scattered spotting and small age stains and foxing which is visible but not offensive visually. Text block remains tight and fresh, leather binding remains supple, nice structural soundness as issued.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W.