Germs of Thought 1837 Thomas Wood mental exercises Improvement for young peopleBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Germs of Thought; or Rudiments of Knowledge: Intended to Promote the Mental and Religious Improvement of Youth, by Thomas Wood.
Published 1837, New York, by T. Mason and G. Lane.
214 pages. Text in English.
Scarce American imprint regarding the improvement of youth in preparation for life and society.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Text block remains overall clean, and 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. 5 3/8" H x 3 5/8" W.