The Harvard Book 1967 William Bentinck-Smith leather book decorative bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Harvard Book: Selections from Three Centuries, ed. by William Bentinck-Smith
Published 1967, Cambridge, Massachusetts by Harvard University Press.
369 pages. Text in English.
1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering & compartment decorations, top edge gilt.
Nice gift type book for any Harvard student or graduate.
Book is over 50 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still 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. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W.