Snow-Bound A Winter Idyll 1869 John Greenleaf Whittier decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Snow-Bound, A Winter Idyl, by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Published 1869, Boston by Fields, Osgood & Co.
65 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Period full leather binding, raised bands, embossed compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, decorative embossed cover designs.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Leather remains supple
A small light surface scuff on front cover, slight darkening to rear cover, book sits slightly askew when upright (if placed between other books unnoticeable).
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina, front hinge cracked but book is still tight.
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. 8 3/4" H x 6 1/4" W.