Point Lace & Diamonds 1891 George Blake poetry 12 Francis Day illustrationsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Poetry, Illustrated Books, Francis Day).
Point Lace and Diamonds, by George A. Blake. Illustrations by Francis Day.
Published 1891, New York by Frederick A. Stokes Company.
81  pages. Text in English. Contains 12 beautiful chromo-lithographed full page illustrations, all printed on heavy paper with blank reverses.
Not to be confused with the smaller versions of this title which are not illustrated with color plates. Also, this is a beautiful clean fresh example both inside and out.
Publisher's cloth binding, pictorial illustrated covers, gilt cover decorations. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, images remain clean and bright.
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. 11" H x 9 3/4" W.