Denis Duval Lovel the Widower William Makepeace Thackery 1869 old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Victorian Literature, Illustrated Books, William Makepeace Thackery).
Denis Duval; Lovel the Widower; and Other Stories by William Makepeace Thackery.
Published 1869, London by Smith, Elder, and Co.
386 pages. Text in English. 10 full page wood engraved illustrations.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and gilt bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers, edges, and end papers. Joints cracked but covers still well and firmly attached, 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. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.