Atlantic Monthly 1866 Frederick Douglass American Arts Politics leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics.
Published 1866, Boston by Ticknor and Fields.
772 pages. Text in English.
Includes an article written by Frederick Douglass titled "Reconstruction", plus writings by many well known authors of the day such as Emerson, Longfellow, Lowell, Trowbridge, Bryant, Alice Cary, etc.
Period 1/2 leather binding, gilt & raised bands, gilt title lettering.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, front hinge cracked but covers strongly and firmly attached, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6" W.