Boston Mass. City Charter & Ordinances Local Laws 1850 leather legal bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Boston, Together with the Acts of Legislature Relating to the City: Collated and Revised Pursuant to an Order of the City Council, by Peleg W. Chandler.
Published 1850, Boston by John H. Eastburn.
582 pages. Text in English.
Attractive antiquarian full leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, gilt ruled covers, all edges gilt. Rear cover with gilt pictorial device of city emblem.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A book which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6" W.