Songs in Scottish & English 1871 Tea Table Miscellany lovely 2 vol. leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Tea-Table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs Scots & English, by Allan Ramsay.
Published 1871, Glasgow by John Crum.
2 volumes, 239, 273 pages. Text in English.
Very attractive period 1/2 grained morocco leather bindings, raised & gilt bands, intricate gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, marbled covers, top edges gilt, edges uncut.
Scarce set in such a pleasing quality 19th century binding.
Set is physically old and shows some mostly light signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition but is very well preserved.
Bindings gently rubbed, scuffed and age worn, leather remains supple, gilt is bright, some small minor flaking along joints, overall attractive as a 19th century set.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still fresh, clean, well preserved, tight and sound.
Handsome set on the shelf. Set 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. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.