Ile de France Cathedrals & Cloisters 1910 Rose fine 2 vol. pictorial leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Leather Books, European History, Religious Architecture, France, Ile de France, Churches, Cloisters).
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Cathedrals and Cloisters of the Isle de France (including Bourges, Troyes, Reims, and Rouen), by Elise Whitlock Rose.
Published 1910, New York by G.P. Putnam's Sons.
2 volumes, 392, 465 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, fold-out color map at rear of vol. 2
1/2 grained morocco leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering. Stamped bindings by G.P. Putnam.
Set is physically over 100 years old but is in lovely condition.
Leather lightly rubbed but still supple, set remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still fresh, clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set 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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Books Measure c. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W.