English Sonnets collection 1833 Shakespeare Milton Spencer old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, English Poets, Poetry, Collected Poems).
Specimens of English Sonnets, Selected by the Rev. Alexander Dyce.
Published 1833, London by William Pickering.
224 pages. Text in English. Engraved half title.
Period full leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled cover, marbled paper, all edges and turn ins decoratively gilt.
Front cover detached, covers slightly bowed.
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. 5 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W.