Lady's Almanac for 1856 Boston decorative book period adverts business directoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Lady's Almanac for 1856.
Published 1855, Boston.
125 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Abundant period advertising.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt floral spine decorations, gilt pictorial cover decoration, 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 age worn, small holes in cloth along front joint gutter, small chip at spine head, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, square, tight, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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. 4 1/2" H x 3" W.