Reminiscences Edmund Hunt 1907 Weymouth MA Ways & Peoples limited leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Americana, Memoirs).
Reminiscences, by Edmund Soper Hunt.
Published 1907, Boston. Privately printed.
307 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait protected by original tissue guards.
Limited Edition book: 1 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. With the fine early custom art book plate of Frederick Thayer Hunt.
Extra-Illustrated throughout with 17 full page plates, of which numerous are original photographs.
1/2 grained morocco leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers and end papers, deckled edges, t.e.g.
Early gift inscription from 1939 to blank fly leaf.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, yet leather is still supple, covers strongly attached, binding square and tight, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still very attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W.