British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book
British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book British India North American relations politics 1782 beautiful rare leather book
$ 395.00

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The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1782.
Published 1783, London by J. Dodsley.
c. 600 pages. Text in English.

Long detailed index lists extensive references to the British military events then occurring within and across India. Also included is North America, often lengthy commentary within the text. A fascinating assortment of topics, hours of unfolding at the moment historical reading within.

Period full tree leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & compartment decorations. Lacks the spine title label. Book and paper were made entirely by hand, nice 18th century artifact. A splendid binding.

Examples in well preserved sound contemporary 18th century bindings such as this are in the minority and should not be confused with library cloth or other rebound examples.

Book is 240 years 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, short split at head of front cover along joint due to slight bowing, remains overall attractive as an object.

Text block paper is gently toned, internally still square, clean, 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 and our best attempt to convey how this fine 18th century book survives.

Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.

[B4356].