Pictures of Olden Time 1857 by Sears fine leather Early Americana PilgrimsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Pictures of the Olden Time, As Shown in the Fortunes of a Family of the Pilgrims, by Edmund H. Sears.
Published 1857, Boston by Crosby, Nichols, and Company.
337 pages with 94 pages of appendix & errata. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guard.
Beautiful full leather prize binding, raised bands, embossed compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled cover designs, institutional coat of arms stamped in blind on cover. All edges and turn ins gilt, marbled end papers.
Binding remains very clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
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. 8" H x 5 1/4" W.