William Cowper The Task & Tirocinium 1821 small pocket leather book w/ portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Poetry, English Poetry, William Cowper, 19th Century Books).
The Task, and Tirocinium: Or, A Review of Schools With Other Poems, by William Cowper.
Published 1821, Philadelphia by McCarty & Davis.
192 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, marbled paper covers. Joints scuffed, but binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
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 1/4" H x 3" W.