Aristotle's Politics & Economics 1853 Edward Walford decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Politics and Economics of Aristotle, Translated with Notes, Original and Selected, and Analyses, by Edward Walford.
Published 1853, London by Henry G. Bohn.
338 pages. Text in English.
Period 1/2 leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt bands and compartment decorations, marbled covers, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, joints scuffed, covers lightly rubbed, but still supple, tight, sound and very pleasing, gilt remains bright.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. Early owners book plate to pastedown.
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.