Complete Poems of Felicia Hemans 1856 lovely decorative antique bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Poetry, Felicia Hemans, Gift Book, 19th Century Books).
The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Complete.
Published 1856, Philadelphia by. J.B Lippincott.
559 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait and half title protected by original tissue guards, plus three other steel engraved plates throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations and embossed with gilt cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Book remains exceptionally well preserved and attractive on the shelf, gilt is brighter than typical for books of this era. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W.