Evening with Poets Poetry 1866 fine color plate book decorative leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Evening with the Poets and Sketches of their Favorite Scenes.
Published 1866, London by C. Nelson & Sons.
343 pages. Text in English. Frontis & half title protected by original tissue guards. Illustrated throughout with 5 fine color lithographed view plates protected by original tissue guards.
Period decoratively embossed full leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, embossed compartment decorations, embossed cover designs, all edges gilt.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed with tiny flake spots on joints, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still 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. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.