Stark's Handbook Prayers Sorrow Rejoicing 1855 nice decorative leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Religious Works, English Translations, mid-19th century Prayer Book].
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Daily Hand-Book for Days of Rejoicing and of Sorrow, by John Frederick Stark.
English translation published 1855, Philadelphia by J. Kohler.
647 pages. Three full page wood engravings. Publishers catalogue at rear.
Period decoratively embossed leather binding, gilt spine lettering, floral printed end papers. Some rubbing and scuffing along edges, couple pages displaying light old damp staining, but binding remains tight and sound. Attractive looking book.
Nicer than typical example of this type of publishers mid-19th century gift binding.
Book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5" W.