Complaint or Night Thoughts 1847 Edward Young small decorative poetry bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Poetry, Literature, Edward Young, Decorative Books).
The Complaint, or Night Thoughts, by Edward Young.
Published 1847, Fitchburg, Massachusetts by S. and C. Shepley.
200 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title protected by original tissue guard.
Charming near-miniature" format, small pocket sized book.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt spine & cover decorations. embossed cover designs, all edges gilt.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding lightly rubbed and gently age worn, yet still remains mostly clean, overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned, small spotting, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
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. 4 1/2" H x 3" W.