Circle of Anecdote & Wit 1825 George Colman Humorous Toasts old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Collected Works, Toasts, Humor).
The Circle of Anecdote and Wit, to Which is Added a Choice Selection of Toasts and Sentiments, by George Colman, Esq.
Published 1825, New York by S. King.
296 pages. Text in English.
Period embossed leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, embossed cover designs, gilt ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Wonderful example of this type of ornately embossed small early 19th century American pocket full leather binding.
Binding gently age worn, leather supple but slightly rubbed, still tight, square, overall attractive as an object. Lacks frontis.
Text block paper is toned, small scattered spotting and minor staining throughout.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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. 5 1/4" H x 3" W.