Maria's Reward The Voice of the Dead 1827 1st American edition religious bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Religion, Children's Books).
Maria's Reward; or the Voice of the Dead.
1st American Edition published 1827, Hartford, Connecticut by D.F. Robinson & Co. First American Edition.
167 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis.
Scarce American juvenile.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & title lettering, paper covered boards
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, leather splitting along top of rear joint, covers still strongly and firmly attached, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned and spotted, large light damp stain near bottom of first section, staining throughout.
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. 5 5/8" H x 3 5/8" W.