Etiquette Manners Family Life 1827 Mrs. Marshall American rare Exeter NH bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings, Religion, American Home).
A Sketch of My Friend's Family, Intended to Suggest Some Practical Hints on Religion and Domestic Manners, by Mrs. Marshall.
Published 1827, Exeter, New Hampshire, by J. & B. Williams.
128 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering with rules and ornaments.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, leather is supple. Attractive mottled calf covers which display an interesting age patina- old stain, corner wear, but mostly nice example that is better preserved than typical. A very scarce book indeed in such a well preserved binding.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina, typical scattered small age spotting and waviness.
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 3/4" H x 3 3/8" W.