The Hyacinth or Affection's Gift 1847 Henry Anners Literature Poetry CollectionBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Hyacinth: Or Affection's Gift. A Christmas, New Year's, and Birthday Present, by Henry F. Anners.
Published 1847, Philadelphia, by King and Baird.
215 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece plus four engraved plates, all protected by original tissue guard.
Publisher's cloth gift binding, gilt title lettering and spine decorations, gilt pictorial cover decorations, embossed cover designs, all edges gilt.
Binding well preserved, light overall age dustiness, some small loss of cloth along the front joint gutter.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, light to moderate age spotting throughout, some pages with old corner creases.
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. 6 3/8"H x 4 1/8"W.