Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones
Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones Spanish Ballads 1842 Lockhart pictorial splendid leather book color Owen Jones
$ 395.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Decorative Book Bindings, Spain, Spanish Culture, Ballads, Songs).

Ancient Spanish Ballads; Historical and Romantic, translated by J.G. Lockhart.
Published 1842, London by John Murray. Printed by Vizetelli Brothers. Borders and vignettes by Owen Jones.
c. 220 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, using chromolithographed and various decorative designs in colored inks, numerous vignettes and lithographed plates.

Period full grained morocco leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, gilt ruled covers with large central device, all edges & turn ins gilt patterned, marbled end papers. 19th century bookplate to front paste down.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.

Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed in spots, remains overall attractive as an object.

Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.

Still very attractive on the shelf. Book 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. 10" H x 8" W.

[B4902].