Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia Samuel Johnson book 1841 near miniature editionBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Literature, Rasselas, Dr. Samuel Johnson).
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.
Published 1841, New York by D. Appleton and Company.
172 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guards.
Cloth covered boards, lovely floral embossed patterns, smooth spine, gilt title, all edges gilt.
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. 4 1/4" H x 2 7/8" W.