Every Day Book 1855 History Science Poetry illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Collected Essays, Illustrated Books, Sciences, Poetry, History).
The Every Day Book: Containing Biographical Sketches, Personal Adventures, Incidents of Travel, Sketches in Natural History, Useful Information in Science, Poetical Selections, and Other Subjects Fitted to Interest and Enrich the Mind.
Published 1855, New York by C. Francis & Co.
324 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis. Illustrated with wood engraved images throughout. Note the frontis of Chinese merchant!
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt spine decorations, embossed cover decorations. Remnant of paper label on spine, gilt faded. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with some light spotting throughout.
Former ex-libris with remnants of spine paper label and old book plate to front paste down.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. 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. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.