Isaac Watts Psalms Hymns & Songs 1818 rare American gilt leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Religion, Christianity, Isaac Watts, Hymnal, Religious Poetry, Psalms).
An Arrangement of the Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, by James M. Winchell.
Published 1818, Boston by James Loring.
687 pages. Text in English.
Rare early American pocket size book in a nice morocco leather binding. Nice mellow age patina to the binding from extensive handling.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, marbled edges and end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding rubbed and gently age worn, yet leather remains supple, tiny chipping at spine at joint heads, still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned, title page stained, internally well preserved, small scattered staining or soiling, 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. 6" H x 2 3/4" W.