My Uncle the Clockmaker Horology story 1845 Mary Howitt Fiction old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Fiction, Literature, Female Authors).
My Uncle the Clockmaker: A Tale, by Mary Howitt.
Published 1845, New York by D. Appleton & Company.
180 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title protected by original tissue guard.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, various signs of time and handling. Still, remains overall quite clean.
Text block remains clean, internally well preserved, small scattered age spotting or soiling, lacks front free end paper, 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. 6 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.