Lay Preacher Sermons for Idle Readers 1796 Walpole NH American rare leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 18th Century Books, Early American Books, Leather Book Bindings, Religion, Christianity, Collected Sermons).
The Lay Preacher; or Short Sermons for Idle Readers.
Published 1796, Walpole, New Hampshire, by David Carlisle.
132 pages. Text in English.
Scarce (if not rare) early New Hampshire imprint.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering on contrasting red leather label.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, leather scuffed but still supple.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina. Old library bookplates to paste down, manuscript number written at top of title page.
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. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W.