Collected Works of Felicia Hemans 1837 English poetry decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Poetry, Felicia Hemans, Collected Works, 19th Century Books).
The Poetical Works of Mrs. Hemans, Vol. II.
Published 1837, Philadelphia by Thomas T. Ash and Company.
198 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis engraving protected by original tissue guard. a.e.g.
Second volume only. Sold primarily for the wonderful decorative small pocket-sized publishers ornate binding found here beautifully preserved.
Period embossed decorative full leather publishers gift binding, gilt title lettering, embossed geometric (bank-note style) spine and cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina with scattered small age spotting throughout.
Volume two of a larger set, but complete unto itself.
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. 4 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W.