Oliver Goldsmith Poems 1800 du Roveray Illustrated 6 plates fine leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith. A New Edition, Adorned with plates.
Published 1800, London, by T. Bensley. for du Roveray.
c. 150 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with 6 engraved plates w/ tissue guards.
Period full grained morocco leather binding, smooth spine, embossed bands and compartment decorations, covers ruled in blind, all edges and turn ins gilt, marbled end papers. Fine early engraved armorial book plate to paste down.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. Some age spotting on images, never offensive.
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. 7 1/2"H x 4 3/4"W.