Waverly Novels Beauties 1828 Walter Scott Goodrich lovely pocket leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Sir Walter Scott, Waverly Novels).
Beauties of the Waverly Novels.
Published 1828, Boston by Samuel Goodrich.
456 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait and half title.
Very nice pocket sized publisher's binding of this early 19th century era.
Period full grained leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands with pictorial compartment stamp, gilt title lettering & ruled covers, all edges gilt.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, covers firmly and strongly attached, still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned with scattered age spotting throughout, internally well preserved, tight and sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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. 5 1/4" H x 3" W.