Letters of Junius British Politics 1805 w/ 21 aquatint portraits 2v leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Decorative Book Bindings, Illustrated Books, British Politics).
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Published 1805, London by T. Bensley.
2 volumes. 252, 284 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated with 21 aquatint, hand colored portraits.
Period full leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, all edges & turn ins gilt, marbled end papers.
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 slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, some of the plates lightly browned, 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. 8 1/4" H x 5 1/4" W.