Duenna of a Genius 1898 M.E. Francis American Lit. Lovely Leather BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Literature).
The Duenna of a Genius, by M.E. Francis.
Published 1898, Boston by Little, Brown and Company.
368 pages. Text in English.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, top edge gilt.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.