The Course of Time 1828 Robert Pollok poetry gorgeous decorative leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Course of Time, a Poem in Ten Books by Robert Pollok, A.M.
Published 1828, Boston by Crocker and Brewster.
295 pages. Text in English.
A gorgeous publishers leather binding of this era, much brighter and nicer than typical for books of this era.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather label, gilt ruled covers, marbled end papers and edges. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with light to moderate age toning throughout.
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. 7 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W.