Collected Poetical Translations & Latin Prize Essay 1806 Francis Howes rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Miscellaneous Poetical Translations, to which is Added a Latin Prize-Essay, by Rev. Francis Howes.
Published 1806, London by W. Flint for J. Mawman.
143 pages. Text in English.
Period mottled calf leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, cover gilt ruled. Front cover detached, spine leather and labels chipped, but text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
A rare book that 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. 6 3/8" H x 4" W.