Poetical Works of Cowper & Thomson Poetry Correspondence 1832 fine leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century, Cowper, Thomson, Poetry, Correspondence).
The Works of Cowper and Thomson, Including Many Letters and Poems Never Before Published in This County. With A New and Interesting Memoir of the Life of Thomson.
Published 1832, Philadelphia by J. Grigg.
404, 103 pages. Publisher's catalog at rear. Elaborate engraved frontis with tissue guard.Fine custom engraved armorial bookplate to front pastedown.
Period leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering marbled edges and end papers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Moderate to heavy at times scattered foxing throughout.
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 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.