German Prayer Book for All Occasions 1859 rare American Christian Religious bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Religion, Christianity, Pennsylvania Dutch, German Books).
Das himmliche Vergnugen in Gott oder vollstandiges Gebet-Buch fur all Zeiten.
Published 1859, Philadelphia by Kohler.
813 pages. Text in German. Nice wood engraved frontispiece, a couple other large woodcuts as well.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering, embossed cover designs, marbled end papers. Hand made metal (brass?) clasps still functional.
Both joints completely cracked, but covers still firmly attached, text block remains clean, tight, and sound with moderate toning.
Text block displays a pleasing age patina, light to moderate spotting & offsetting throughout.
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. 9 1/2" H x 6" W.