Nature: Weekly Illustrated Scientific Journal May - October 1879 leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science. Volume XX: May 1879 - October 1879.
Published 1879, London & New York by Macmillan and Co.
27 Issues bound here. Assortment of in text illustrations throughout, including a separate inserted color lithographed folding plate.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title and lettering, cloth covered boards, marbled end papers. Old institutional book plates to pastedown & endpaper plus small old rubber stamp to t.p.
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. Small scuff spots, short cracking at base of joints, covers still strongly attached, binding is firm and tight, very clean all around.
Scarce 19th century periodical.
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Book Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 7 3/4" W.