Lights & Shadows of American History 1856 Samuel Goodrich illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, United States History).
Lights and Shadows of American History, by Samuel Goodrich.
Published 1856, Boston by Geo. C. Rand & Avery.
320 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis & half title. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & pictorial spine decorations.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine ends chipped, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.