Dutch Reformed Church 1825 Livingston Hymnal Catechism Liturgy Leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Psalms & Hymns with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America, by John. H. Livingston.
Published 1825, New York by Johnstone & Van Norden.
535 pages. Text in English.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & compartment decorations, gilt title lettering & cover designs, marbled end papers, all turn ins gilt. Early owners book plate to front paste down.
Very nice pocket sized publisher's gilt gift binding of this early 19th century era.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints scuffed, leather rubbed but still supple, rear joint split, covers firmly and strongly attached, still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned with scattered age spotting throughout, internally well preserved, tight and sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Book Measures c. 4 3/4" H x 3" W.