Christian Keepsake 1851 Gift Book Illustrated Literature Poetry decorative bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Gift Books, Religion, Christianity, Literature, Poetry, Illustrated books, 19th Century Books).
The Christian Keepsake, or Friendship's Memorial. A Gift for All Seasons, ed. by Rec. Enoch Hutchinson.
Published 1851, New York by J. C. Burdick.
400 pages. Text in English. With 9 full page engravings, including several fine prospect views (lacks the portrait of Martha Washington). Engravings protected by original tissue guards.
Publisher's cloth gift binding, elaborate gilt spine and cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6"W.