The Seasons John Sharpe English Poetry 1824 Westall engraved plates leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Poetry, English Poets, 19th Century Books).
The Seasons by James Thomson.
Published 1824, London by John Sharpe.
215 pages. Text in English. 6 engraved plates after Westall
Period full morocco leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title lettering on contrasting brown leather label, covers nicely gilt ruled with corner devices, marbled edges and end papers, all turn ins gilt.
Front joint and extremities slightly scuffed, but binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and bright. Engraved plates show light to moderate age spotting, likely the result of the type of paper used.
A very handsome volume.
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 5/8" H x 4" W.