Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly 1891 leather bound large illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Americana, Periodicals, Frank Leslie's Newspaper, Illustarted Magazines).
Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, Vol XXXI. January - June 1891.
Published 1891, New York by Frank Leslie's Publishing House.
760 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with wood engravings, many full page.
Scarce compilation of this once monthly 19th century periodical.
Period 1/2 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & title lettering.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, leather dried, scuffed along joints, surface crackling, chipping at spine ends, spine is slightly loose from binding near top, remains overall tight, sound, clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well clean, lacks marbled free end papers.
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.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this scarce antique book survives. Uncommon in any binding or condition.
Book Measures c. 11" H x 8" W.