Evening Book Fireside Talk on Morals & Manners 1852 Kirkland illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Evening Book: Or, Fireside Talk on Morals and Manners, with Sketches of Western Life, Mrs. Kirkland.
Published 1852, New York, Charles Scribner.
312 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated with 7 engraved plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine & cover decorations, gilt title lettering, gilt edges.
Binding age worn, rubbed, some wear along joints, spine ends and edges. .
Text block slightly shaken, several leaves or plates protruding, overall toned, still displays a pleasing age patina.
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 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W.