Basket of Flowers Piety & Truth Triumphant 1835 Bedell rare Christian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Basket of Flowers; or Piety and Truth Triumphant. A Tale for the Young, Translated from the French by G.T. Bedell.
Published 1835, Philadelphia by Henry Perkins.
144 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece.
Publisher's early decorated cloth covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, cloth stained, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting and slight evidence of old damp staining in gutter of early pages, 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.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4" W.