Italy: A Poem 1830 Samuel Rogers illustrated leather book Goodall engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book in signed Binding, Poetry, Samuel Rogers, Illustrated Books).
Italy, a Poem by Samuel Rogers. Engravings by Goodall.
Published 1830, London for T. Cadell. Binding stamped by Root & sons.
284 pages. Text in English. Complete with many well done miniature in-text engraved illustrations, all with tissue guards.
Period full grained morocco leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, all edges and turn ins gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, slight wear/ rubbing to corner tips and along joints (minimal). It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Slight color fade at top of front cover as seen, spine has uniformly mellow to a pleasing shade of green/brown as often seen with antiquarian green leather books.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 3/8" W.