Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life 1834 Arthur Austin collected papers lettersBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life, A Selection from the Papers of the Late Arthur Austin, by Arthur Austin.
Published 1834, Concord, NH, by Coffin and Roby.
292 pages. Text in English.
Scarce 19th century American imprint.
Period 1/4 leather (vellum?) binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, paper covered boards.
Binding remains tight and sound, paper covers rubbed, spine well worn with no title label, covers loosened but still held by binding cords.
Text block with spotting 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. 5 1/4"H x 3 1/4"W.