Nature of Gods Marcus Tullius Cicero 1775 Dr Franklin decorative leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books 18th Century Books, Leather Books, Religion, Philosophy, Cicero, Decorative Book Bindings).
Of the Nature of the Gods in Three Books with Critical, Philosophical, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. Dr. Francklin. A New Edition, to Which are Added an Enquiry into the Astronomy and Anatomy of the Antients with a Chronological Table and Remarks on the Theology of the Greek Philosophers.
Published 1775, London by T. Davies.
320 pages. Text in English.
In a nice armorial 19th century full leather binding, slightly raised & gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting leather labels, gilt pictorial cover designs.
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, joints scuffed and cracked, covers still well attached, still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned, internally clean, well preserved, tight, 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. 8" H x 5" W.