Course of Time 1830 Robert Pollok Religious Poem decorative gift leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Decorative Leather Bindings, Poetry).
The Course of Time, A Poem in Ten Books by Robert Pollok.
Published c. 1830, New York by Piercy & Reed.
248 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait.
Lovely period publishers embossed leather gift binding, smooth spine, gilt title decorations, decorative geometrical and floral embossed spine and cover decorations, all edges of boards and text block gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with some scattered spotting throughout.
Beautiful book, much nicer looking than typical for the era or type of binding.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, leather remains supple and quite clean, gilt is bright. 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" H x 3 3/4" W.