The Course of Time c. 1830's Robert Pollok poetry decorative gift bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Decorative Leather Bindings, Poetry).
The Course of Time, A Poem in Ten Books by Robert Pollok.
Published c. 1830's, New York by C. Wells.
248 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait and half title protected by original tissue guards, four full page engraved plates throughout (total of six plates).
Gorgeous publishers decorative embossed leather gift binding, smooth spine, gilt title lettering, decoratively embossed spine and cover decorations, all edges gilt. Text block slightly shaken, with several pages ever so slightly protruding. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with some light scattered spotting throughout, plates toned or age spotted.
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.
A lovely survival, much nicer than typical for bindings like this of this era.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/8" H x 4 1/2" W.