Jewels for the Household Christianity Poetry Literature 1855 antiquarian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Literature, Poetry, Anecdote, Compilations, Religion, Christianity, 19th Century Books).
Jewels for the Household; or Selections of Thought and Anecdote for Family Reading, by Tryon Edward.
Published 1855, Hartford, Connecticut by Case, Tiffany & Co.
448 pages. Text in English. Frontis engraving, numerous smaller in-text wood engravings throughout.
Publisher's decorative gilt pictorial cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations, embossed and gilt cover, marbled edges.
Book remains very well preserved and attractive on the shelf, minor staining, spotting, etc. all less 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" H x 6 1/2" W.