Artist Travels & Sketches in Europe 1874 Post pictorial gilt decorative bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Visual Arts, Europe, Sketch Book, Travel, Tourism).
Scenes in Europe; or, Observations by an Amateur Artist, by Loretta J. Post.
Published 1874, Cincinnati by Hitchcock & Walden.
336 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with full page plates (drawings).
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & ornate pictorial cover and spine decorations, embossed cover designs. A very attractive publisher's pictorial binding of this era.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.