Falkland & Zicci 1875 Edward Bulwer Lytton decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Falkland and Zicci, by Edward Bulwer Lytton.
Published 1875, London by George Routledge and Sons.
245 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled covers & end papers.
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 slightly scuffed, lacks one spine label, some small scuff spots in one compartment, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, 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. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.