Celestial Scenery 1838 Thomas Dick illustrated book Harper's Library scarce bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Harper's Family Library, Astronomy, Illustrated Books).
Harper's Family Library. No. LXXIII: Celestial Scenery; or The Wonders of The Planetary System Displayed; Illustrating the Perfections of Deity and a Plurality of World, by Thomas Dick.
Published 1838, New York by Harper & Brothers.
422 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ 114 wood engravings.
Publisher's printed cloth binding. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, typical uniform age toning/ browning due to cloth on boards. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, just minor scattered age spotting, deckled edges untrimmed as issued.
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 1/4" H x 4" W.