Thomas Upham American Cottage Life 1851 decorative book w/ 13 lithographsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Poetry, Collected Poems, Thomas Upham).
American Cottage Life: A Series of Poems Illustrative of American Scenery and of the Associations, Feelings, and Employments of the American Cottager and Farmer by Thomas C. Upham.
Published 1851, Brunswick, Maine by Joseph Griffin.
212 pages. Text in English. Engraved half title plus 12 full page lithographed plates by Nutting with tissue guards.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt spine & cover decorations, embossed ruled covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, light staining, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W.