Sacred Gift Poetry 1850 miniature gilt ornamental gift book collected anthologyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Literature, Collected Books).
The Sacred Gift: A Token of Remembrance.
Published likely early c. 1850's, Philadelphia by Henry F. Anners.
128 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guard.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt spine & cover decorations, embossed cover decorations.
Early owner's card affixed to front paste down: Judy Cale.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, stained and rubbed as seen, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still 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. 4 1/4" H x 3" W.