The Merchant Widow and Her Family c. 1840 Barbara Hofland old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Merchant's Widow, and Her Family, by Mrs. Barbara Hofland.
Published c. 1840, Boston, Munroe & Francis.
180 pages. Text in English.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
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. 5 7/8" H x 3 3/4" W.