Lancaster Records British History 1801-1850 Lovely 1869 leather book w/ mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Lancaster Records, or Leaves from Loyal History Comprising an Authentic Account of the Progress of the Borough of Lancaster During the Period of Half a Century.
Published 1869, Lancaster by G.C. Clark.
338 pages. Text in English. Map at front. Period advertising at rear.
Period full red morocco leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, embossed compartment & cover decorations, gilt ruled covers, all edges and turn ins gilt, marbled end papers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, joints scuffed with some short minor splitting at ends, leather rubbed but still supple, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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. 7 1/4" H x 5" W.