Sir Walter Scott & Thomas Moore Beauties 1826 American gift leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Beauties of Sir Walter Scott and Thomas Moore Esquire: Selected from their Works with Historical and Explanatory Notes.
Published 1826, Philadelphia, by Ash & Mason and T. DeSilver.
236 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guards.
Period full embossed leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, elaborate gilt compartment decorations, gilt and blind ruled covers, embossed central floral cover decorations.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display scattered age spotting. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Lovely example of this type of American publishers binding.
Book measures: 5 3/4" H X 3 3/4" W.