Application of Art to Manufacturing 1858 George C. Mason illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Arts).
The Application of Art to Manufactures, by George C. Mason.
Published 1858, New York by G.P. Putnam.
344 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece. Illustrated with 150 wood engravings, many on folding plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt spine and cover decorations, embossed ruled covers. Binding lightly soiled with fraying at spine ends, still tight and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting, overall very clean.
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 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W.